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Billecart-Salmon Champagne Blend Champagne Brut NV

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Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier: The blend for the NV Reserve has remained unchanged since 1945: grapes from three different years - Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier from the best sites of the Marne.

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Billecart-Salmon:
The Billecart-Salmon House is the embodiment of these rare family businesses who have constantly strived to build the legend of Champagne. The family's independence has helped them to maintain a sense of continuity in the concoction of their champagnes with as their watchwords: finesse, balance and elegance. Each generation has endeavoured to propel the art of wine-growing into modern world, while remaining firmly rooted in almost two centuries experience.

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Snooth User: Nathan Ophardt
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2.50 5
04/18/2012

Two and a half glasses


External Reviews for Billecart-Salmon Champagne Blend Champagne Brut

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Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
06/27/2007

A pale yellow Champagne with an elegant, persistent bead that glides down easily. A blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Dry, floral with aromas of ripe pears.


External Review
07/08/2009

Billecart-Salmon Brut is one of my favorite Champagne houses.


External Review
09/30/2010

Plenty of structure in this dry Champagne, but it needs more flavor intensity midpalate to fill out its lean frame. Apple and citrus are the main themes, with a hint of mineral. Drink now through 2008. (BS) Wine Spectator. A Champagne Blend wine from Champagne in France. N.V. Billecart-Salmon Brut Champagne Reserve 750ml


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Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
06/03/2009

A pale yellow Champagne with an elegant, persistent bead that glides down easily. This blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier is dry and floral, with aromas of ripe pears.


External Review
12/07/2011

50% pinot meunier, 30% pinot noir and 20% chardonnay. 60% of the cuvée is from the 2008 harvest with the rest from 2006 and 2007 with 6 g/ltr of sugar in the dosage. Pear and baked apple make a restrained aromatic statement. This bottling is more exp... Chuck Hayward. A Champagne Blend wine from Champagne in France. N.V. Billecart-Salmon Brut Champagne Reserve 750ml


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05/15/2011

Pale gold. Fresh peach, pear and nectarine on the nose, with a complicating note of white flowers. Fleshy, plush and ripe, with strong peach and ripe pear flavors in a more powerful and less restrained style than last year's release. Firms up on the... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Champagne Blend wine from Champagne in France. N.V. Billecart-Salmon Brut Champagne Reserve 1500ml



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Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier: The blend for the NV Reserve has remained unchanged since 1945: grapes from three different years - Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier from the best sites of the Marne.

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