Ir directamente a la información del producto
1 de 1

Champagne Billecart-Salmon - Brut - Magnum

Champagne Billecart-Salmon - Brut - Magnum

Precio habitual £110.00
Precio habitual Precio de oferta £110.00
Oferta Agotado
Impuesto incluido.

Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Magnum: A Celebration in Every Bottle 

A Luxurious Magnum of Renowned Champagne: Perfect for Sharing and Savouring

At The General Wine, we are thrilled to offer the Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Magnum, a prestigious Champagne presented in a grand 1.5-litre bottle. This iconic cuvée embodies the elegance and finesse that Billecart-Salmon is celebrated for, making it an exceptional choice for momentous occasions or simply indulging in a touch of luxury.

A Blend of Finesse: Grape Varietals and Vinification

The Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve is a masterful blend of three noble Champagne grapes: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier. The grapes are meticulously sourced from prestigious vineyards across the Champagne region, ensuring exceptional quality in every bottle.  This particular cuvée is a Non-Vintage (NV) Champagne, meaning the grapes used come from a blend of multiple vintages. This practice allows the house to maintain consistent style and character in each release.

Following the traditional Champagne method, the Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve undergoes a meticulous second fermentation in the bottle. This extended ageing on the lees (spent yeast cells) imbues the wine with its signature complexity and finesse.

Tasting Notes: A Journey for the Senses

Appearance:  The Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Magnum boasts a beautiful pale gold colour with subtle green highlights.

Aroma:  On the nose, the Champagne opens with a delightful bouquet of fresh white flowers like acacia and honeysuckle. Hints of citrus fruits such as lemon and grapefruit mingle with ripe orchard fruits like pear and apple. As the wine breathes, subtle notes of brioche and honey emerge, hinting at the wine's maturation in the cellars.

Palate:  The first sip of Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve is an explosion of fine, persistent bubbles that dance on the tongue. The palate is light and harmonious, with a beautiful balance between refreshing acidity and rich fruit flavours. The influence of Pinot Noir is evident in the subtle hints of red berries, while the Chardonnay contributes a touch of minerality and elegance. The extended ageing adds a touch of complexity, with gentle toasty and brioche notes lingering on the finish.

Food Pairing: Bringing Out the Best in Every Sip

The versatility of Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve makes it a perfect choice for a variety of culinary experiences. Here are some ideal food pairings to elevate your enjoyment:

  • Apéritif: As a delightful aperitif, Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve is simply perfect.  Pair it with a selection of canapés featuring fresh seafood like oysters, smoked salmon blinis, or delicately flavoured cheeses.
  • Seafood: The Champagne's refreshing acidity and delicate flavours make it a wonderful companion to all things from the sea. Enjoy it with grilled scallops, pan-seared halibut, or a classic fish and chips.
  • Poultry:  Roasted chicken or turkey with creamy sauces or herb rubs find a perfect match in Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve. The Champagne's bright acidity cuts through the richness of the dish, creating a harmonious balance.
  • Salads: Lighter fare like a gourmet salad with grilled asparagus, goat cheese, and balsamic reduction is beautifully complemented by the Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve. The Champagne's minerality and acidity enhance the fresh flavours of the salad ingredients.

The Magnum Advantage: Sharing and Ageing Potential

The magnum format offers several advantages over the standard 750ml bottle. Firstly, it's ideal for sharing amongst a group of friends or family, providing a touch of grandeur to any celebration.  Secondly, the larger bottle format allows for slower ageing, potentially allowing the Champagne to develop further complexity over time if stored properly.

In Conclusion: A Timeless Classic

The Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Magnum is a testament to the enduring quality and elegance of Champagne.  This exceptional cuvée offers a delightful drinking experience, perfect for momentous occasions or a luxurious treat. With its versatility in food pairing and the celebratory nature of the magnum format, the Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Magnum is sure to impress.

Order your Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Magnum today at The General Wine and elevate your next celebration!


Ver todos los detalles