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Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve NV (93WE/92JG) (750ML) FR Flag In Stock - Limited Qty
Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve NV (93WE/92JG) (750ML)
93 WS
#87 of Wine Enthusiast Top 100 of 2012 "A rich and toasty Champagne, with vivacious acidity backing the flavors of apple pastry and coffee, with just a touch of hard candy or treacle. The texture is delicate and refined, and the wine shows fine length overall...93" WS 10/11 "It’s rare to find a nonvintage blend with such attractive bottle age; in most the fruitiness dominates. This has a toasty character, with an almond note and a ripe mouthfeel that balances its warm pear and yellow-fruit flavors. This demonstrates a full, rich style...93" WE Editors' Choice 12/12 "The Charles Heidsieck Brut Réserve is flat out one of the most compelling nonvintage bottlings to be found on the market today, and gets my nod as one of the crème de la crème examples from the Grandes Marques. The cépage is made up equally of chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier, and fully forty percent of the blend is comprised of reserve wines of up to eight years of age. No doubt the significantpercentage of older wines in the blend accounts for much of this bottlings impressive complexity and polish. The bouquet is a superb mélange of apple, pear, wheat toast, a delicate base of chalky soil tones and an exotic note of lemon peel in the upper register. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, deep and crisp, with impeccable focus and balance, utterly refined mousse, bright acids and outstanding length and grip on the complex and classic finish. This is outstanding bubbly that deserves to be even better known. 2008-2020+...92" -John Gilman 06/08
Product #: 117950

Bottle Price: $65.99
Case Price: $791.88

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