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Billecart Salmon Brut Cuvee Nicolas Francois 2006

75cl / 12.5%

This exceptional cuvée was created in 1964 as a tribute to the House’s founder.

It results from the blending of Grands Crus from the classified Côte des Blancs vineyards (Chardonnay) and the Montagne de Reims (Pinot Noir).

RM929.00

Tasting Notes

Colour: A lovely colour of sparkling yellow gold veiled in luminous golden reflections.
Nose: Bursting with aromas of warm bread, citrus oil, wild berries, smoke and gingerbread.
Palate: Full-bodied, broad and voluminous, with a concentrated and fleshy core, chalky dry extract and lively acids despite the vintage, concluding with a saline finish.
Grape Varieties: 60% Pinot Noir & 40% Chardonnay
Aging: 10 years on lees
Awards: 94pts – James Suckling; 94pts – Wine Spectator; 95pts – Wine Advocate-Parker

History of Billecart

Founded in 1818 by husband and wife Nicolas François Billecard and Elisabeth Salmon, the Billecart-Salmon House is rich with history. For nearly two hundred years, the Billecart family has been handing down the secrets to making exceptional champagne from generation to generation. Today the House is still independent and is run by the family’s 6th generation: François Roland-Billecart.

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