PERRIER JOUET Champagne "Belle Epoque" Blanc De Blanc 2006
Wine Region: Champagne - France
Grape: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
Tasting notes : This cuvee has a Bright and shimmering gold color with subtle glints of green.The nose is pure, intense with aromas of white flowers, acacia, hawthorn, lilac and elderberry, complemented by subtle overtones of honey, poached pear, pineapple and candied lemon. We also have hints of vanilla, hazelnut milk and brioche. In the mouth, a delicious crispness, fresh yet never aggressive. The wine is full and rich, with a long, siliken, elegant finish.
About the Winery : Perrier-Jouet is a Champagne House founded in 1811 by Pierre Perrier and his wife Adele Jouet. Over several decades, with discernment, and exceptional vineyard was established on the Champagne best terroirs of Ay, Mailly-Champagne, Avize and Cramant. The excellence of raw materials has always been paramount, with particular attention paid to terroirs of chardonnays that give this house's wines the desired character : a floral blend, refined and subtle. Perrier-Jouet is since 1861the Champagne appointed by Queen Victoria, then by the French Imperial court. In 1959, GH Mumm, a Champagne Company acquired the Maison Perrier-Jouet. The prestige cuvee "Belle Epoque" and its bottle designed by Emile Galle was launched in 1969 and marks a historic turning point for the brand.