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Each bottle comes in a deluxe white lacquered case, accompanied by a book describing its journey from vineyard to glass.
Light, elegant acidity and balance. Will develop further complexity with age. The quintessence of the House terroir.
A single harvest, a single grape variety, a single terroir.
The cuvée Belle Epoque Blanc de Blancs 2004 is the result of a year of contrasts. After a cold winter and spring with plenty of frosts, the warmth returned in September and the harvest the grapes had attained a perfect balance of sugar and acidity.
Sweetness touched with a harmonious vivacity.
Clear and bright. Opalescent with tinges of green and a persistent mousse.
The generosity and elegance of this enticing wine matches perfectly with caviar or shell-fish such as langoustines, scallops or lobster.
100% Chardonnay from two parcels in Cramant: 'Bourons-Leroy' and 'Bourons du Midi'.
Dosage: 8g/l. Matured for at least eight years in the House cellars.
For over two centuries, Maison Perrier-Jouet has continually pursued its quest for quality. 1811 is not just a legendary vintage, it is also the year that Nicolas Perrier, the son of winegrower, Adèle Jouët, the daughter of a family of wine merchants, went on to create a major champagne House. The combination of tradition, "terroir", know-how, and a love of work created a champagne with elegance and finess.
Lying in the heart of the champagne region, Perrier-Jouet owns 65 hectares rating 99.2% on the quality scale (100% being the optimum). This means that each vineyard parcels is classified almost exclusively as Grand Cru.
The Chardonnay grape, floral and almost feminine in its elegance and finesse, is the signature variety of Perrier-Jouet's vineyards, with a strong showing of mature vines (23 years old on average). The holdings take in a homogenous terroir of Chardonnay vineyards some 40 hectares in area within the legendary Grands Crus of Cramant and Avize. Two parcels enjoy almost mythical status - Bourrons Leroy and Bourrons du Midi.