93 Pts Wine Spectator
"A subtle Champagne that meshes layers of coffee liqueur, hazelnut, lemon curd and pastry smoke notes in this wine's refined frame. There's a modestly mouthwatering effect from the acidity, balancing an overall richness, with a lingering, smoke-tinged finish. Drink now through 2015. 2,000 cases made" 93 Points - Wine Spectator
"In the case of this Champagneâs label, itâs the women seducing the man. And, yes, this is an elegant Champagne, dominated by crisp Chardonnay acidity, ripe apples and citrus. There is minerality to add to the stylish mix." 91 Points - Wine Enthusiast
"The 1999 Brut Seduction is 55% Chardonnay and 45% Pinot Noir that seems a few months in oak. This shows lovely richness and depth, along with an extra layer of volume from the partial aging in oak barrels. Voluptuous and creamy to the finish, the Seduction impresses for its fine balance and round, harmonious finish. This is Lot LSE995003XNO036, disgorged January, 2010. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2017. " 91 Points - Antonio Galloni - Wine Advocate
"55% Chardonnay and 45% Pinot Noir.
Aged into oak barrels
A robe of a luminous pale gold colour.
A delicate woody, spicy nose with hints of brioche.
Well structured and persistent in the mouth,
It brings notes of nuts and dried fruit.
A Champagne to be saved for special diners.
It will be in perfect harmony with poultry for example ! " -Winery
"It is interesting to note that "Charles Emile ELLNER" the founder of the House, began acquiring small vineyards in Epernay while he was at the start of a career as a professional "riddler". This marked the beginning of his adventure in the world of "Champagne"
"In addition to the work of cultivating his grapes, his independent nature and his passion for wine led him to make his own vinification blend his wines and to sell them to a private clientele. From the start, he set up in business as a grower and producer. He was admirably assisted by his only son, Pierre, thanks to whose energy and foresight the House made remarkable headway."
"A born wine grower, Pierre was assisted by his wife and by his four sons and so was able to continue the acquisition of new vineyards, to increase sales, improve brand recognition and to modernise his equipement."
"The house is still a family business and each son his responsible for a specific sector corresponding to his own particular interests and professional ability such as oenology, administration or management of the vineyards. Nowadays, the grandchildren also take part in the various business activities."
This wine was also scored 87 Points by the International Wine Cellar