Besserat de Bellefon - Blanc de Blancs - 100% Chardonnay 75cl Bottle

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Besserat de Bellefon - Blanc de Blancs
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75cl Bottle
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An exceptional quality wine. The colour is a very pure bright yellow, with golden highlights. A froth of light bubbles forming a discreet ring in the glass.

Intense nose revealing fresh citrus notes admirably matched with well-developed toasted aromas. Ample, well-structured palate.

The range of aromas expands with hints of dry fruit, apricot in particular appearing in mid-palate alongside honeyed notes. Exquisite balance , the texture astonishingly light, and the finish harmonious with rich intermingling flavours.

The wine maker's comment - This wine, made from Cote des Blancs Grands Crus, has a high potential for ageing. After four years of ageing in our cellars, it will do honour to any table but can also be easily kept a few more years, developing toasted and candied fruit aromas.

100 % Chardonnay. Crus in the blend : Avize, Chouilly and Cramant. Cuvee des Moines Blanc de Blancs does not undergo malolactic fermentation.

Ageing : A minimum of 4 years.

Grape: 100% Chardonnay



Category(s):     Champagne
Group(s):     Blanc de Blancs Champagne ,   Non Vintage Champagne
Producer: Besserat de Bellefon   -   www.besseratdebellefon.com
ABV:   12%
Appellation:   Champagne
Brand:   Besserat de Bellefon
Champagne Style:   Blanc de Blancs
Colour:   White
Country of Origin:   France
Region:   Champagne
Vintage:   NV

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Producer Information

Edouard Besserat was born in Hautvillers and over the years acquired great expertise in making champagne wines.
In 1843, he decided to produce his own champagne under the Besserat name and undertook to distribute it to the best-known hotels, restaurants and wine shops.
His two sons Victor and Edmond later joined the business and they in turn acquired a passion for good craftsmanship as well as a dedicated commitment to excellence. One was an outstanding winemaker and the other a great taster and talented businessman. Both worked hand in hand to build the name and fame of the House of Besserat.
Later Champagne Besserat pursued its growth and quest for quality, aiming at ever more elegance, finesse and lightness.
Besserat de Bellefon was born of a marriage.
Cuvee des Moines was born of expertise.
In 1927, Edmond Besserat, the grandson, married Yvonne de Meric de Bellefon, a young lady from Champagne, of aristocratic descent.
Their marriage gave birth to the House of Besserat de Bellefon.
Thus a new name in Champagne was born. In 1930, the owner of 'La Samaritaine de Luxe', a then-famous Paris restaurant, issued Victor Besserat with a challenge : to offer his patrons a champagne with a light sparkle, fine froth, great finesse and specially made to drink through a meal. If you can do it, I will order 1 000 bottles instead of 100 now - To meet the request, Victor decided to use the 'cremant' winemaking technique - and duly secured the market.
Cuvee des Moines, the jewel of the House, had just been born.
Besserat de Bellefon's Cuvee des Moines then made its appearance on the greatest tables of the time, including 'Maxim's', one of the most prestigious, but also Lucas-Carton, La Mediterrane and Prunier.
The quality of the wine, the finesse of its froth, the delicacy of its colour and the lightness of its sparkle were recognized unanimously.
Edmond and Victor could then be justly proud of Besserat de Bellefon's success. Its name and image continued to wax ever higher with a clientele of wine specialists such as fine wine sellers, restaurateurs and sommeliers.
Development then required new steps with a view to meet the international ambitions of the House and the Cuvee des Moines Rose was created in 1972.
In 1991, Besserat de Bellefon joined the Marne & Champagne Group, founded in 1933 by Gaston Burtin, a legendary figure in Champagne who had turned his group into one of the foremost businesses in the champagne trade.

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