Champagne Billecart-Salmon Extra-Brut Vintage 2009 French Sparkling Wine 750 ml

$99.99

CHAMPAGNE VINTAGE 2009
Intense and Seductive
This wine, with an extra brut dosage, is dominated by great Pinot Noir flavours which is tempered by the elegance of the Chardonnay from the Côte des Blancs and that signature touch of Pinot Meunier.

Description

An ideal blend allowing the personality of the Champagne region’s great Pinot Noirs to dominate,
combined with the elegance and subtlety of Chardonnays and that signature touch of Pinot Meunier.
Formulation
73% Grands crus and Premiers crus
40% Pinot Noir, 33% Chardonnay and 27% Pinot Meunier
Origins: Montagne de Reims, Côte des Blancs and Vallée de la Marne
Ageing on lees: 9 years
Dosage: 2 g/l
Available formats and recommended ageing potential
Bottle: 8 to 10 years

Palate: A nervy, charming, tactile delight (chestnut
cream, fresh blueberries and shortbread), emphasized
by a delicate texture. The wine rises to a distinguished
complexity with a persistent finale, crisply structured
by the high-quality potential of such a sought-after
vintage.

Tasting: A deeply sculpted vintage with a noble,
exquisitely distinctive character. Enjoy to the fullest with
red tuna, papaya and avocado, or with pan-fried foie
gras, peaches, verbena, rhubarb and verjuice (prematurely
harvested grape juice).
Service temperature: 11–12° C

Additional information

Weight 48 oz
Dimensions 5 × 5 × 17 in
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