08 August 2017
Close to Epernay and on the egde of the Chardonnay dominated Côte des Blancs, Vazart-Coquart & Fils has Grand Cru holdings in the village of Chouilly. They have 11 ha vineyards and their grapes are distributed in 95% Chardonnay and 5% Pinot Noir. Vazart-Coquart & Fils is a Special Club producer and member of the Vignerons Indépendants. Annual production is 80.000 bottles. Their Special Club is a 100% Chardonnay and The current vintage is 2008. To be released vintages are 2009, 2010, and 2012.
We had the pleasure of visiting the house late may earlier this year.
|Vazart-Coquart & Fils Cuvée Camille, Grand Cru NV
||Almonds and red apple in the nose. Flavor was dry with apples, almonds and biscuit.
|2010 Vazart-Coquart Blanc De Blances Grand Bouquet Grand Cru Brut
||Lemon and apples in the tight nose. Very dry flavor with with a nice lemon acid bite, hints of red apples and a lively mousse.
|Vazart-Coquart & Fils Brut Reserve, Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs NV
||Aroma had hints of lemon and apples. Fruity flavor with hints of peach and nectarine. Dry finish and fine mousse.
|2008 Vazart-Coquart & Fils Special Club Vintage
||Tight nose with notes of fresh apples and lemon. Flavor was bone dry with chalky aspects, lemon and a good mousse. Lively and vibrant.