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Piper Rare Vintage Brut Champagne Piper Heidsieck 2002

External Review by WineExpress.com:

A heatwave struck France in 1976 like never seen before. The vintners at Piper Heidsieck wondered, after such an extraordinary event could they produce an extraordinary cuvee. And with their expertise and creativity Piper Rare was bore. Produced only in the most excetional vintages this 2002 Rare is a blend of 8 crus including Oger, Villers-Marmery and Avize for Chardonnay and Verzy for the Pinot Noirs, matured over 8 years in the Heidsieck cellars. This has received rave reviews across the board in cluding Wine Spectator who scored it 97 points saying "Impeccably balanced and silky, with finely honed acidity shaping the expansive flavors of toasted brioche, crushed blackberry, lemon preserves and honey, revealing hints of Frangelico liqueur and smoked nut. Rich and vivid, with a lasting finish. Drink now through 2027."

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Piper-Heidsieck:
The wines of Piper-Heidsieck are radiant and crisp. Over the last 220 years, the spirit of the House has evolved without really changing. The Piper style plays with freshness, vivacity and fruit. The Piper-Heidsieck wines have charm and drive, but also structure and precision.They are easy to approach, in all earnestness, as they give a subtle impression of Sophisticated simplicity. And every t... Read more
The wines of Piper-Heidsieck are radiant and crisp. Over the last 220 years, the spirit of the House has evolved without really changing. The Piper style plays with freshness, vivacity and fruit. The Piper-Heidsieck wines have charm and drive, but also structure and precision.They are easy to approach, in all earnestness, as they give a subtle impression of Sophisticated simplicity. And every time one tastes them, on re-discovers that "small touch" in the flavours that seduces in a inimitable way. Read less

External Reviews for Piper Rare Vintage Brut Champagne Piper Heidsieck

External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
12/20/2017

A heatwave struck France in 1976 like never seen before. The vintners at Piper Heidsieck wondered, after such an extraordinary event could they produce an extraordinary cuvee. And with their expertise and creativity Piper Rare was bore. Produced only in the most excetional vintages this 2002 Rare is a blend of 8 crus including Oger, Villers-Marmery and Avize for Chardonnay and Verzy for the Pinot Noirs, matured over 8 years in the Heidsieck cellars. This has received rave reviews across the board in cluding Wine Spectator who scored it 97 points saying "Impeccably balanced and silky, with finely honed acidity shaping the expansive flavors of toasted brioche, crushed blackberry, lemon preserves and honey, revealing hints of Frangelico liqueur and smoked nut. Rich and vivid, with a lasting finish. Drink now through 2027."


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
12/26/2017

A heatwave struck France in 1976 like never seen before. The vintners at Piper Heidsieck wondered, after such an extraordinary event could they produce an extraordinary cuvee. And with their expertise and creativity Piper Rare was bore. Produced only in the most exceptional vintages this 2002 Rare is a blend of 8 crus including Oger, Villers-Marmery and Avize for Chardonnay and Verzy for the Pinot Noirs, matured over 8 years in the Heidsieck cellars. This has received rave reviews across the board including Wine Spectator who scored it 97 points saying "Impeccably balanced and silky, with finely honed acidity shaping the expansive flavors of toasted brioche, crushed blackberry, lemon preserves and honey, revealing hints of Frangelico liqueur and smoked nut. Rich and vivid, with a lasting finish. Drink now through 2027."



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