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  • Producer ranking ?

    20
  • Decanting time

    10min
  • When to drink

    now to 2030
  • Food Pairing

    Salmon Pâté

The Story

Hervé Deschamps became the 7th Perrier-Jouët Cellar Master in 1993. The ten previous years he spent at his predecessor's side helped him master the subtleties of the House style and its unique floral tonality. As a guardian of this knowledge, he has since perpetuated and cultivated this precious heritage, fashioning, sculpting and pruning each of the vines that comprise his creations during their composition, with craftsmanlike skill.

Working at the vat, plot by plot, the Cellar Master tastes and tests time and again, finally isolating the wines, turning each cuvée into a unique wine that expresses all the characteristic elegance and finesse of the House of Perrier-Jouët. "I throw myself into each composition with one combined effort, like the creative flow of an artist, at that moment when intuition, sensitivity and skill somehow inexplicably come together." Hervé Deschamps.

In 1902, Emile Gallé designed a delicate spray of anemones to be engraved on the prestigious cuvées of Perrier-Jouët Champagnes. The House has remained loyal to this artistic heritage ever since.

The same tradition gave rise to Beauting: a vision of gastronomy which embraces Beauty and Good Food, turning each dish into a work of art, in perfect harmony with each cuvée. A unique sensory experience and a feast for the eye and the palate alike.

When served between 10°C and 12°C, cuvée Belle Epoque 2006 is the perfect aperitif.

During a meal, its freshness and floral scents blend beautifully with the salty flavours of shellfish and fish or light white meat dishes.

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Average Bottle Price

2016 2015 2011 2005
422€ +9.0% 387€ +109.2% 185€ +18.6% 156€

This data comes from the FINE Auction Index, a composite of average prices for wines sold at commercial auctions in 20 countries. The average prices from each year have been collected since 1990. This chart plots the index value of the average price of the wines.

Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note

color

Deep, Straw and Cloudy

ending

Long, Lingering and Vibrant

flavors

Apricot, Toasty, Creamy, Dried-fruit, Coffee and Mineral

nose

Intense, Complex, Seductive and Ripe

recommend

Yes

taste

High in Acidity, Balanced, Well-structured, Perfectly balanced, Developing, Medium-bodied, Harmonious, Round, Rich and Dry

Verdict

Impressive and Fine

Information

Origin

Épernay, Champagne

Vintage Quality

Outstanding

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