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2000 Billecart Salmon Cuvee ‘Nicolas-Francois Billecart'

2000 Billecart Salmon Cuvee ‘Nicolas-Francois Billecart'

Patrick Eckel  
 
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2000 Billecart Salmon Cuvee ‘Nicolas-Francois Billecart'

Wine Details

Winery
Billecart-Salmon
Vintage
2000
Grape Variety
Pinot Noir
Region
Champagne
Alcohol (%)
12.5
Purchase Price ($)
190
Wine Rating
96

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96  (1)
Wine Rating 
 
96

2000 Billecart-Salmon Cuvee ‘Nicolas-Francois Billecart'

This wine has everything you look for in a flagship release of one of the top Champagne houses, it has that great balance between youthful acidity and complex notes that make it a superb drink now, but having the potential to be an even more beguiling experience in the decades to come.

The wine is a light yellow in colour with a very fine bead emanating from the bottom of the glass, the nose gives brioche and honeyed characters against more delicate citrus aromas.

The palate expresses itself in waves with the entry providing complex biscuit characters and richer white peach that is cut through by a steely citrus acidity on the mid to back palate.

The wine finishes with great drive of citrus and honeyed stone fruits.

When to Drink

Optimal Drinking
2014 - 2029
Date Reviewed
11 23, 2013
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