Grape Varietals: 48% Chardonnay, 52% Pinot Noir
Alcohol Percentage: 12%
Volume: 750ml Wine
Rating: 93/100 Wine Enthusiasts 2019
Vinification: 100% Cuvée
Tasting Nose: Powerful, harmonious nose with notes of apricot, vine peach, tangerine, cocoa, mango, honeysuckle blossom and gingerbread.
Ageing on Lees: Minimum of 5 years
Tasting Temperature: 10 -12°C
Food Pairing: Sea scallops, lentils or smoked hay emulsion
About the Winery:
The Descours family owns Piper-Heidsieck, which was established in 1785 and is the most honored Champagne House of the century. Piper-Heidsieck credits its global success to its courageous leadership, with innovation constantly remaining at its core. Piper-Heidsieck, famous for its classic cuvées, has developed a reputation for international wine quality that has spread well beyond the French border.
2012's Vintage: The phenomenological Experience of a Solarian Age
The House of Piper-Heidsieck has established its inventive prowess in choosing and blending wines of distinction ever since its inception in 1785. All of the champagnes made by Chief Winemaker Emilien Boutillat, who also guarantees the Piper-Heidsieck style, exhibit a pursuit of excellence and an open mind.