Natalie MacLean's Wine of the Week: Taittinger Brut Champagne

Mouth-watering and toasty with enticing aromas of baked bread, brioche, and green apple.

The cooler weather has arrived, and there’s no better way to wind down after a busy week than with a relaxing glass for wine. Looking for a quality bottle to try this weekend? Look no further! Award-winning wine writer Natalie MacLean shares her top picks with us each week!

Wine of the Week for October 25, 2013

Taittinger Brut Champagne
A.C., Champagne, France

An elegant and aristocratic blend of 40% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir, 25% Pinot Meunier grapes. Enticing aromas of baked bread, brioche, and green apple. Mouth-watering and toasty. Some kind of lovely! Stock up now for the holidays ahead. Pair with oysters, clams, fried chicken and potato chips. Why not?!oct25wineoftheweek

Price: $62.95
Score: 93/100
LCBO: 814723
Alcohol: 12.5%
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Drink: 2013‐2016

Natalie MacLean is the Canadian author of Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search for the World’s Best Bargain Wines. Check out more of her wine picks and food pairings at