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Named in honour of founding father Nicolas Francois, this fabulous wine is the finest expression of the House Style. A pale golden colour with a lively, fine bead. The nose shows very ripe fruit, floral notes and hints of warm brioche. The palate is fine, elegant and rich with wonderful balance and length. Cuvee Nicolas-Francois Billecart 1959 won first place in the Champagne of the Millennium 1999, out of 150 of the finest 20th century champagnes.

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color

Medium and Yellow

flavors

Floral and Citrus

nose

Youthful and Refined

taste

High in Acidity, Perfectly balanced, Youthful and Silky

Written Notes

Billecart-Salmon Cuvée NFB 1982 Open, air, fresh and youthful nose with fresh apples, grapefruit, lemon, white flowers and elderflower. Very elegant and refined. Medium bodied with youthful flavors that mirrors the nose. Very young still but sublime and elegant. Smooth palate with green apples, fresh citrus, light notes of toasted nuts and lots of vibrant minerality on the long finish. A very elegant effort that still has lots of years to go. Drink 2018-2032 93p.
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Champagne, Champagne

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 Totte Steneby, Sommelier (Sweden)  tasted  Cuvée Nicolas-François Billecart 1982  ( Billecart-Salmon )

"Billecart-Salmon Cuvée NFB 1982

Open, air, fresh and youthful nose with fresh apples, grapefruit, lemon, white flowers and elderflower. Very elegant and refined.

Medium bodied with youthful flavors that mirrors the nose. Very young still but sublime and elegant. Smooth palate with green apples, fresh citrus, light notes of toasted nuts and lots of vibrant minerality on the long finish. A very elegant effort that still has lots of years to go.
Drink 2018-2032
93p."

4y 7m ago

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