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Now, I was lucky enough to taste all three of these with the Mofo Buyers and the Wine Dealer team this morning. (We even had some new recruits at the Tasting Bench – boy oh boy, are their expectations of daily tastings gonna be high!). If you want some serious Grower Champange alternatives to the vinous and complex delights of Krug, you’ve found your wines. If you want to celebrate all that is special of the tiny Champagne houses and those who reach incredible heights of quality, buy these. If you want to celebrate like there’s no tomorrow, on a Champagne budget that still allows you a long, bright future, you’re in the right place. Who said you can’t have fancy Champagne and afford cake, too? No mofo, that’s who.

“My favourite tasting of the year. Some of the best Champagne I’ve had under $100, if not the best.” - Ange, Mofo Wine Dealer.

Sparkling
Sparkling White
Champagne

Nicolas Maillart Chaillots Gillis 1er Cru Champagne Sparkling White 2012
Lemon
Minerally
Toast
Light-bodied
Bright
Concentrated

Nicolas (Maillart) charmingly described this as being, “Wine of Champagne, before being Champagne.” I really like that, and it sums it up elegantly. It’s not about the brand, the style or the connotations. It’s first and foremost a reflection of a place in France, a little village northeast of Paris where some grapes where grown and a beautiful wine was made. It’s bone dry, allowing all the clean minerality of the terroir to shine through, next to toasty complexity from the maturation. It’s fresh and intense, bracing and awakening - perfect to get the party started. It’ll mature in the cellar for ages yet, and it’s a great wine to have in your back pocket. You never know when the occasion will call for bubbles. And when it does, why not drink incredible wine, and not just a brand name?

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Sparkling
Sparkling White
Champagne

Nicolas Maillart Mont Martin 1er Cru Champagne Sparkling White 2015
Medium-bodied
Chalky
Concentrated
Richard Juhlin

Only 3,668 bottles of this made, so if you’re trying it you’re in a very select club already. Richard Juhlin (who is famous Swedish critic of Champagne, ja?) said that several of his group of tasters unanimously stated that it was their best pure pinot meunier wine ever. Ever! Not faint praise from the self-proclaimed #1 Champagne critic in the world – he even holds the world record for the most Champagnes tasted since 1998 (more than 8,500). Enough about Dick, though. As our esteemed buyer, Ben, says, “You don’t approach these as you would your average Champagne; you approach them like a red wine.” Indeed, this wine is powerfully red-berried, big and textural with Fuji apple and mushroom adding superlative piquancy and plunging depths. It’s a strapping style of Champagne – big, chalky and textural, but full of chocolatey, fruit-forward character. This is tamed by finesse and tapering acidity, living long in the mouth without the rusticity normally associated with meunier. Scrumptious. And considering the amount of pure meunier Champagnes I’ve tried, I’d have to concur with Richard’s cronies. Best one ever.

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Sparkling
Sparkling White
Champagne

Nicolas Maillart Jolivettes Grand Cru Champagne Sparkling White 2015
Minerally
Peach
Pear
Medium-bodied
Bright
Concentrated
Tyson Stelzer
Richard Juhlin
French Import
Mofo Fave

This Champagne Grand Cru marvel has got celebration written all over it. But not some awkward tea party for your mate’s toddler’s third birthday... It’s 100% pinot noir, so it’s a robust style. This is for fist-pumping, jump-up-and-down, “We finally did it!” kind of celebration. Champagne this good is best paired with tears-in-the-eyes joy. It’s extremely well made, so in spite of the richness, it’s imbued with staggering depth and nuance. Plus, it’ll age spectacularly for many years, so you can stock up now for whenever the day to pop the cork rolls around. We’re excited for you, mofo.

You'd pay $200.00 full price