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    1 398
  • Producer ranking ?

    35
  • Decanting time

    15min
  • When to drink

    now to 2025
  • Food Pairing

    Wild Salmon with Herb Butter and Spring Vegetables

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The Story

A great classic Champagne – structured, full-bodied and bursting with fruit. The blend of the classic PIPER-HEIDSIECK Cuvée Brut, with a maturation period extended by a year and with a generous dosage. A great demi-sec Champagne, a blend of a majority created of Pinots Noirs, over 100 crus and Pinot Meuniers from the Grande and Petite Montagne de Reims.

On the eye
Antique, bronze gold. Delicate, nonchalant bubbles.

On the nose
The fruit is ripe, juicy and melts into pastry-like flavours, such as caramel, vanilla and dark rum: roasted pineapple, vanilla pear and flambéed banana.

On the palate
A lively attack on candied citrus fruits and roasted pineapple. A duality which balances itself between smoothness and juiciness – cinnamon and vanilla-roasted pear. A structured, full-bodied, melt-in-the-mouth wine.

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Tasting note

color

Light and Green-Yellow

ending

Long, Flavorful and Lingering

flavors

Apricot, Coffee, Toasty, Mineral, Creamy and Citrus

nose

Youthful, Fresh, Seductive and Refined

taste

High in Acidity, Perfectly balanced, Youthful, Light, Harmonious, Elegant, Fresh and Medium-Sweet

Verdict

Transparent and Sophisticated

Written Notes

Light, yellow colour. Lovely toasty nose with spices and some exotic candied aromas. Sweet and harmonious palate with good mousse and good intensity. The dosage of 33 g/L is very well integrated into the champagne. Balanced champagne with delicious moderately long toasty finish. Serve now at 4-6 C with dry cakes and sweet fruits and berries. Good companion also to salty creamy cheeses. JL 89p (10/2019)

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Origin

Reims, Champagne

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