Billecart-Salmon Blanc de Blancs Non vintage Bottle 75cl Box

    Patrick Borras

    Served by Patrick Borras at the restaurant Pierre Gagnaire***

    More information

    Champagnes from this producer are available in the following restaurants:
    Arpège - Alain Passard (Paris) Pavillon Ledoyen - Yannick Alléno (Paris) Pierre Gagnaire (Paris) Le Pré Catelan - Frédéric Anton (Paris)

    Characteristics

    Terroirs

    • Grape varieties

      Chardonnay (100%)

    • Terroirs

      Côte des blancsAvizeCramantChouillyLe Mesnil-sur-Oger

    • scale of crus

      Grand cru

    Winemaking

    • Couleur:

    • Non vintage

    • Oak aged

      Aged in vats

    • Malolactic Fermentation :

      Undergone

    • Dosage:

      Brut (between 6 and 12 gr/l)

    Tasting

    • Aromas

      FruityPowerfulFresh

    • Pairings

      Ideal for aperitif

    • Serving température

      8°C

    • Tasting window

      Tasting window20182022
      (Best)
      2030

    Description

    The Blanc de Blancs from Billecart-Salmon is devised from Chardonnay selected from each of the five Grands Crus of the Côte des Blancs : Avize, Chouilly, Cramant, Mesnil-sur-Oger and Oger, and is the result of blending two different vintages. It is the pure expression of all the specificities of Chardonnay.

    Strongly anchored in tradition, such as the use of barrels for the grand crus, Billecart-Salmon age their bottles in an extended network of caves cut out of the chalk hills, dating from the 17th and 19th century. The constant temperature – around 12°, enables a very fine effervescence to develop.

    Billecart-Salmon Blanc de Blancs presents a fine mousse with very delicate bubbles which complement the golden hues of the robe.

    The nose surprises with its aromas of almond mingled with white fleshed fruits.

    The palate is complex and powerful with an agreeable vinosity. The final is fresh and elegant.

    Opinion of thewine guides

    4.3 / 5(7 comments)
    16 / 20
    Bettane & Desseauve
    16.5 / 20
    Gault & Millau
    17 / 20
    Jancis Robinson
    17 / 20
    Le Point
    90 / 100
    Parker
    16.5 / 20
    Revue du Vin de France
    83 / 100
    Richard Juhlin
    EAN Code: 3113945740508
    Format: bottle
    Terroirs: cote des blancsAvizeCramant
    Scale: Grand Cru
    Category of champagne: champagne brut
    Type de champagne: Blanc de Blancs
    Malolactic fermentation: Undergone
    Cépage: Chardonnay