6 years 3 months
Closure: Champagne/cork & muselet wire cage
Product of: France
The Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque 2007 blend consists 50% Chardonnay (from Cramant and Avize), 45% Pinot Noir and 5% Pinot Meunier (from Dizy). The wine has been cellar aged for 6 years and 3 months, and dosed at 9gram per litre. Read more
Sampled on 08/11/2016
Clear, light to mid-golden amber with fine and persistent bubbles.
Toasty and yeasty – brioche, rich tea biscuit, ripe brie cheese moving to freshly toasted bread, tropical pineapple and peachy fruit with floral honeysuckle.
Gentle yet voluptuous mouthfeel. Toasty and complex. Hazelnut shell, toasted almond, baked apple and peach, not quite ripe pineapple and lemon zest citrusy lightly acidic bite.
Dry, mildly nutty biscuit with apple skin, not-quite ripe pineapple and lemon zest.
Medium to full-bodied with harmoniously married flavours. Toasty and lightly nutty with orchard fruit and refreshing citrusy bite.