Billecart-Salmon, Grande Cuvée, Brut 1996
Sparkling wine

Billecart-Salmon, Grande Cuvée, Brut 1996

RRP £190

From the original disgorgement (2006) release, this Chardonnay-Pinot Noir blend is showing some maturity but remains beautifully integrated and well knit together. Subtle yet expressive nose of white flower and candied fruit with sweet vanilla. The fruit is ripe and intense, exhibiting lots of richness but well-incorporated with the bright acidity, impressive depth and freshness on the finish. Great length, vivacity and tension. A beautiful wine ready to drink now.

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Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Sparkling

Grape Varieties

Pinot Meunier (40%), Pinot Noir (30%), Chardonnay (30%)

Alcohol

12%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2021 - 2021

Origin

Country

France

Region

Champagne

Tasting Information

Tasted by

Christelle Guibert

UK Stockist