2007 Paul Bara "Annonciade" Bouzy Grand Cru Brut Champagne

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92pts Antonio Galloni, Vinous

The 2007 Annonciade is a bit of an outlier in this range, as it shows quite a bit of oak influence. Dried flowers, almond, dried pear, honey and chamomile add layers of complexity. The gently oxidative style works nicely.

Estate Summary

Paul Bara is a terrific source for rich, Pinot Noir-driven Champagnes that capture the essence of Bouzy, a village where wines marry fruit intensity with chalky minerality. I was especially taken with the 2012 Comtesse Marie de France, which takes all the signatures of Bouzy and then amplifies them through the natural radiance of the vintage. The wines are fermented in steel, with the exception of the Annonciade, which is done in barrel. Malolactic fermentation is inhibited. As good as the top cuvées are, the NV Champagnes offer plenty of the house’s distinctive style at more approachable prices.

How do I pick up my wine?

Orders are generally ready within 1-2 business days, but you can always email or call us for a status update. 

Need your wine fast? Just call us! We can expedite the order and may have it ready in less than an hour.

Houston Orders

After checking out, you will receive a pickup confirmation email when the order has been pulled and packed. You can pickup your wine at our shop at 2301 Portsmouth Street in Upper Kirby, Houston.

San Antonio Orders

Until the new shop opens in San Antonio, we can transfer or ship wine to San Antonio. At checkout, choose Pick Up in Houston, and email us and we will transfer or ship your wine to San Antonio free of charge.

For more information, or if you need your wine more quickly, reach out to us at info@aocselections.com and we will do everything we can to accomodate.

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