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Billecarte-Salmon Brut Reserve -Champagne France Sparkling & Champagne NV
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.
40% Pinot Meunier, 30% Pinot Noir & 30% Chardonnay. Maca verde e pao.
Fine bubbles are the trademark of this great Champagne house and their Brut Reserve cuvee is no exception. The nose has a biscuity style with exotic fruits and hints of white flowers. The palate presents a good structured Champagne lifter as it should by the fine bubbles. Aromas of bread and biscuit are in the front with a sweet background. The acidity is well integrated. The finish is soft and mineral yet rich enough to last. I have tried this Champagne many times with food and the best match I have experienced will be with sushi and sashimis. Really worth the treat! Q. C. http://www.questionofwine.blogspot.com
Just a quick question, where can I find the wine maker's profile for this Billecart-Salmon, please ?
External Reviews for Billecarte-Salmon Brut Reserve -Champagne France Sparkling & Champagne
Aromatic and spicy, with cedar, honey and ginger notes matching a firm structure and lean, intense character. Fine length. Drink now.
Bright and elegant, this offers appealing flavors of ripe black cherry, raspberry and orange peel that show hints of toasted raisin bread, anise and sweet smoke. Offers a beautiful texture, with a long, mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2015.
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 finish, picking up a mineral note and showing very good balance and length
This Magnum of Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve is an excellent option for parties or celebrations. This Champagne is elegant and refined, with pear blossom and green apple character, creamy mid-palate, and a very fine mousse.
"Pale, orange-tinged pink. Vibrant, spicy aromas of orange peel, ruby-red grapefruit and floral honey. Focused and pure, with juicy orange and tangy rhubarb flavors and a lush, velvety texture. This is weightier than previous bottlings of this cuvee, but has the usual precision and lift expected by long-time fans of this rose. Finishes with juicy citrus flavors and a late mineral jolt." Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, Nov/Dec 06, Josh Raynolds
Billcart Salmon Brut is one of our favorite non-vintage cuvees. This Champagne is elegant and refined, with pear blossom and green apple character, creamy mid-palate, and a very fine mousse.
Food Pairings for Billecarte-Salmon Brut Reserve -Champagne France Sparkling & Champagne
Dietary Information: Organic
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