Cremant de Bourgogne, Brut, Non Vintage, Patriarche Pere & Fils


Estate / Producer / Brand: Patriarche Père & Fils,

Region: Burgundy, France

Appellation: AOC Crémant de Bourgogne

Type: Sparkling White wine

Vintage: Non Vintage

Date of Tasting: January 2023

Type of viticulture: Conventional

Grapes used: Majority of Chardonny, Minority of Pinot Noir

Blend: Several vintages

Winemaking details: Méthode Traditionnelle (Méthode Champenoise)

Aging: 12 months on Lees

Sugar level: Low

Sulphites: Contains Sulphites


  • Colour = Lemon
  • Intensity = Pale


  • Intensity = Medium
  • Aromas Characteristics = Primary + Secondary
  • Aromas =  Lees, Citrus, Lime, Apple, Pear, Biscuit


  • Sweetness = Dry
  • Acidity =  Medium +
  • Tannins = N/A
  • Alcohol = Medium
  • Body = Medium
  • Flavour Intensity = Medium
  • Flavour Characteristics = Primary + Secondary
  • Flavour details = Lees, Citrus, Lime, Apple, Pear, Bisciut
  • Other = Integrated Bubbles, good autolytic profile
  • Finish = Medium


  • Overall Quality = Good
  • Bottle Aging =
    • Can be kept at around 8°C for up to 2-3 years
    • Will not gain complexity from aging
  • Retail Price = 19 euros for a 75cl individual bottle (France retail price, incl. taxes)
  • Value for Money = Slightly Overpriced
  • Comparison with same price competition = Below average
  • Suitability for Diabetics = Not suitable
  • Service Temperature = around 8°C
  • Suggested Food & Wine Pairing = Sea foods, Fish plates, appetizer
  • Comments = Despite a good balance acidity and fruit, this wine is slightly disappointing overall in terms of quality for the price paid with a lack of nose and palate intensity and a short finish. Slightly below other Crémants of the same price range in terms of complexity.
  • Final Grade = B

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Please note that although all efforts have been made to be as objective as possible, the general assessment inherently involves a degree of subjectivity based on a personal evaluation of the wine.

  • Overall Quality scale
    • Poor < Acceptable < Good < Very Good < Outstanding
  • Bottle Aging
    • Will it beneficiate from additional aging?
  • Retail Price
    • Usually the retail price for one bottle including taxes
  • Value for Money
    • Quality offered compared to the price paid
  • Comparison with same price competition
    • where does it stand compared to average competition of the same price range
  • Suitability for Diabetics
    • Evaluation of the level of final sugar for early stages diabetics
  • Comments
    • Any additional elements worth noting
  • Final Grade Scale
    • A++ = Out of the Charts Wine (Stellar, Hors Classe, Fuori Classe)
    • A+ = Outstanding Wine
    • A = Exceptional Wine
    • A- = Great Wine
    • B+ = Very Good
    • B = Good
    • B- = Noteworthy
    • C+ = Acceptable
    • C = Poor
    • F = The worst grade of this scale