Billecart Salmon Brut Nature Nv
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- 91 POINT RATED ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
- LIMITED EDITION BILLECART SALMON BRUT NATURE CHAMPAGNE
- 90 POINT RATED WINE SPECTATOR MAGAZINE USA
- CHAMPAGNE PRODUCED FROM PINOT NOIR, CHARDONNAY & PINOT MEUNIER WITH NO ADDED SUGAR
A pale gold intensity enhanced by the clarity of a sparkling, crystalline blend. A champagne with complex and seductive aromas of dried fruits and brioche combined with floral notes. These are further enhanced by the subtle charm of lemon verbena. It exhibits a charming biscuity flavor with notes of white flesh fruits and a full and harmonious minerality which results in a sensational balanced finish. Enjoy with gambas, grilled scallops and ceviche. Serve at: 10-11°C
91 Point Rated - Wine Advocate
90 Point Rated - Wine Spectator Magazine
"Firm and toasty, this tightly knit example features grilled nut and smoke accents that lace the crunchy pear and lemon curd flavors".
Jean-Georges Vongerichten - Chef At The Restaurant Jean Georges New York
"When you speak about the Brut Nature cuvée, you’re invited on a journey into the origins of a champagne. It’s going back to the basics of a timeless and authentic champagne. I remember the first time I tasted this cuvée, it was with a sea urchin salted butter with South American chilli and yuzu zest on toast. An astute pairing! The Brut Nature cuvée transports you to a pleasant emotion. Its sparkling acidity on the palate awakens your taste buds to the pleasures of the gastronomy. For example, you can match it with a warm oyster on a bed of creamed basil and wasabi with crispy potatoes – a dish served in our restaurant in New York. This Brut Nature is also a delight with a jelly of finger limes, crème fraiche, dill and caviar or even a sea bream sashimi with herbs. For me, the Brut Nature cuvée is truly a return to the original purity, the same purity that charms me and which allows for so many pairings where we see authenticity rhyme with simplicity and subtlety of flavours. An unmoving journey towards timelessness!"
Highly Rated - Jancis Robinson
"Fresh, well-aged nose. Really quite frothy on the palate, I find. Lots of acidity. Clean and fresh and (just) broad enough to take it."
The innovative style of this cuvée remains loyal to the discreet and balanced charm of the three Champenois grape varieties. No sugar has been added to the dosage. 30% Pinot Noir from the Montagne de Reims and the Grande Vallée de la Marne. 30% Chardonnay sourced from the best Crus in the Champagne region. 40% Pinot Meunier from the Vallée de la Marne and the southern slopes of Epernay.
No sugar added to the dosage, Vinification in stainless steel tanks, Malolactic fermentation, 50% to 60% reserve wines, Ageing on lees for 48 months. Ageing potential: 2 to 4 years (Bottle)
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|Bottle Top:||Foil over cork|
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