Billecart-Salmon Nicolas Francois Billecart
24th April 2014
This exceptional cuvée was created in 1964 as a tribute to the House’s founder.
It results from the blending of grands crus from the classified Côte des Blancs vineyards (Chardonnay) and the Montagne de Reims (Pinot Noir). Its vinification, partially in traditional oak casks, underpins the generous character of this fine, elegant and rich wine.
A lovely colour of sparkling yellow gold veiled in soft golden reflections. This very luminous and intense visual perception gives to the effervescence a rising of fine-cut bubbles.
All the richness and subtlety of an aromatic curve enhances the maturity of the delicious fruit. Fine notes of praline from lightly roasted dried fruit (almonds, dried dates and grilled chestnuts), refined by the floral and sensory elegance of a touch of infusion (Lime-tree, Verbena). A full and structured body created by the extended lees ageing, bound together by a stunning base vintage wine.
The balance of a tension controlled by the blossoming of the Wine (caramelised stone- fruit, light tobacco) and embodied by the line of noble biscuity flavours. A truly unique and personal character showing real vinosity thanks to its low and well integrated dosage.
Shared by Helene Landais
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