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Billecart-Salmon Cuvée Nicolas Francois 2008

$255.00

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  • Blend Composition: 83% Grands Crus and 17% Premiers Crus, comprising 60% Pinot Noir from Montagne de Reims and Grande Vallée de la Marne, and 40% Chardonnay from Côte des Blancs.
  • Soil Type: Varied soils from chalky terrains of Côte des Blancs to calcareous soils of Montagne de Reims enrich the champagne with complexity and minerality.
  • Winemaking: 17% of the base wine was vinified in oak. The base wine undergoes partial malolactic fermentation. The dosage is a low 2.9 g/L, making this wine bone dry yet textured.
  • Ageing: The champagne benefits from 10 years of ageing on lees, contributing to its rich, autolytic character and complexity. It has an ageing potential of many decades.
  • Tasting Notes: Features a golden yellow appearance with vibrant bubbles. The palate offers a balance of richness and minerality, with flavors of yellow raspberry, quince, and toasted bread, evolving into a complex finish with bergamot nuances. The aroma combines orchard fruits, nutty notes, and a lasting floral bouquet.
  • Pairing: Pairs well with sophisticated dishes like sole in lemon butter and airline chicken.
  • About the Producer: Billecart-Salmon is celebrated for its commitment to excellence and tradition in champagne making, with the Cuvée Nicolas François 2008 standing as a testament to the house's legacy.
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