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2004 Charles Heidsieck - Brut Blanc des Millenaires

FRANCE / CHAMPAGNE /
abv 12.0%
  • 19 JR
  • Variety
    Champagne Blend
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SKU: 51680-2004
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 18

    Strongly green tone. Even slightly oily on the nose - dramatic. Real bite and class. Great balance. Tiny bead. Super-elegant but not wimpy. Makes you salivate. Slightly salty note on the end. Confident, persistent finish. Drink 2017-2030.
    Author: Jancis Robinson
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  • Champagne is the northernmost wine region of France, located 90 miles outside of Paris. Its storied wine reputation dates back to the Middle Ages; a few of the top houses, to which so much of the region's fame is owed, have been producing since the early 1700s. As one of the coolest wine producing regions in the world, Champagne is perfectly suited to growing Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier at the low sugar/high acid levels necessary for sparkling wines. The region's famous chalk soils not only reflect sunlight back to the vines, helping them to ripen, but also impart minerality to the fruit, giving Champagne its characteristic flavor profile. 

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 18 bottles owned
    • 2 collectors