Caroline Henry

Location: Champillon, G

Wine Professional, Certified Sommelier, Wine Writer and Educator living, breathing and writing about wine and specializing in Champagne :-)

A sample of Boizel Champagnes

A short list of the Boizel wines I tasted whilst visiting the winery. Please note the order of the wine is the tasting order - so that is why the cuve prestige is at the end.

Rank Wine Rating Price
1 Boizel Brut Reserve
Comments: Golden in colour with very small bead, honeyed, toasted apricot nose, great weight,lots of Apricot, white nectarine and a hint of tangerine, mineral and red apple note in the lingering finish
Average price: $79.71 from 4 stores
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2 Boizel Champagne Blend Champagne Brut Rosé (NV)
Comments: Salmon in colour, small bubbles. Lots of strawberry, a little candy and spice o the nose. Lots of red fruit (berries) , a little sweet liquorice and mineral almost chalky notes in the long finish
Previously available for $4.06
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3 Boizel Champagne Blend Champagne Brut Ultime (NV)
Comments: Golden in colour, with a nose of caramelized apple, fudge and quince jelly. Very layered wine, flavours of tangerine, ripe red apple, kumquat, then toasted brioche notes and roasted walnut and pecans, lovely fresh salinity in the long finish. WOW wine!!
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4 Boizel Champagne Brut Millésimé (2002)
Comments: Golden in colour with a very fine bead. Lots of buttery brioche on the nose as well as a hint of sweet apple pie and lemon curd. Flavours of sweet manderine, apricot jam, apple pie and hazelnuts, a little honeysuckle in the middle palate and some grapefruit in the finish - very morish:-)
Average price: $82.22 from 1 store
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5 Boizel Champagne Blend Champagne Joyau de France (1996)
Comments: Golden with very small bubbles. A little forest floor on the nose as well as some dried apple and some all spice. Intense wine with a great complexity. Flavours of nectarine (yellow) turn into Tangerine, then toasted hazelnut, macadamia nut, and roasted pecan and a very long fresh (little saline) finish. A bundle of joy in a glass!!
Previously available for $138.95
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