Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve NV

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Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve NV

Producer: Billecart-Salmon

Last updated: March 9th, 2018

What to expect?

The colour of Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve NV

Pale aqua tinged clear yellow

The smell and aroma of Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve NV

Cold pressed apple juice mixed with hints of watermelon rind and cool tropical fruits

The typical price of Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve NV in Australia

Cheap
RRP$ 80
Expensive

What Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve NV tastes like

Acidity
Delicate cool acidity that builds after the initial taste but not over powering in anyway
65%
Smooth
Subtle
Very delicate in terms of flavour. You need to wait for it to develop and the 44% reserve wines are incorporated very subtly
35%
Full
Brevity
You can make the mistake of thinking it's subtle taste lacks length until you wait for the aftertaste
75%
Length
Savoury
Subtle delicate cool fruits and white peach lend a perception of sweetness to the wine
70%
Sweet
No Oak
Subtle oak influence from old cask fermentation all Grand Cru fruit
25%
Oak
Fruitness
Green apple, lemon, peach, watermelon rind and sweet lemonade in a Pinot Meunier dominant blend
28%
Biscuittyness
Earth
A strong mineral chalk backbone is present throughout, complimenting the cool fruity top notes
80%
Limestone / chalk

Technical Details

Grapes (Cepage) -
49% Pinot Meunier, 32% Chardonnay, 19% Pinot Noir

Where you can buy Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve NV in Australia

You’ll find Billecart Reserve NV at most wine stores which have a respectable Champagne selection. Some smaller stores may only stock Moet et Chandon labels. Dan Murphys, BWS, Vintage Cellars and First Choice Liquor all stock this brand.

Delicate, fruity layered freshness is the hallmark style of this house and it takes a refined palate to truly appreciate the subtle complexity that lies beneath their wines. They are a house that’s famous for pushing Rose before it became a trends more recently and also their extensive use of the Pinot Meunier grape.

 

Read full details about Champagne house Billecart here.