Besserat De Bellefon Champagne Brut Bleu 1.5Ltr

size
1.5Ltr
country
France
region
Champagne
91
WE
91
WS
90
WA
88
VM
88
W&S
91
WE
Rated 91 by Wine Enthusiast
Mineral, textured, rich and full of white-fruit flavors, this wine is taut and nervy with intense acidity that is balanced by the ripeness. This bottling, with its tight texture, needs to age. Drink from 2019. ... More details
Sample image only. Please see Item description for product Information. When ordering the item shipped will match the product listing if there are any discrepancies. Do not order solely on the label if you feel it does not match product description

Besserat De Bellefon Champagne Brut Bleu 1.5Ltr

SKU 838802
$107.94
/1.5Ltr bottle
Quantity
* This item is available for online ordering only. It can be picked up or shipped from our location within 4-6 business days. ?
Professional Ratings
91
WE
91
WS
90
WA
88
VM
88
W&S
91
WE
Rated 91 by Wine Enthusiast
Mineral, textured, rich and full of white-fruit flavors, this wine is taut and nervy with intense acidity that is balanced by the ripeness. This bottling, with its tight texture, needs to age. Drink from 2019.
91
WS
Rated 91 by Wine Spectator
Smoke, pastry cream and toast notes enrich the creme de cassis and golden currant flavors in this creamy Champagne, framed by sleek, citrusy acidity. Lingering finish. Disgorged September 2016. Drink now through 2021. 750 cases made.
90
WA
Rated 90 by Wine Advocate
Disgorged in December 2018, the latest rendition of Besserat de Bellefon's NV Brut Blanc de Blancs Cuvée des Moines exhibits a toasty, reductive bouquet of bread dough, smoky citrus rind and green orchard fruit. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, fleshy and nicely balanced, with a frothy mousse, lively acids and a clean, harmonious finish. This is a well-made Blanc de Blancs that reflects this marque's recent progress.
88
VM
Rated 88 by Vinous Media
Vivid yellow. Ripe and pungent on the nose, displaying buttered toast and poached pear aromas and a hint of candied ginger. Pliant and spicy in the mouth, with gently sweet pear and yellow apple flavors complemented by a touch of brioche. Finishes on a spicy note, with good grip and a touch of back-end heat.
88
W&S
Rated 88 by Wine & Spirits
A rich Champagne with broad flavors of toasted lees, this wine’s concentrated density carries some complex funky notes, like huitlacoche and Comté rind, then it finishes clean.
Winery
Aspect: Coppery and bright I Nuances of yellow straw Bouquet: Open and indulgent I Wisps of linden blossom I Honeysuckle I Hazelnuts I Mirabelle plum Palate: Harmonious I Balanced I Vinous Assemblage: Chardonnay I Pinot Noir I Meunier
Product Details
size
1.5Ltr
country
France
region
Champagne
Overview
Rated 91 - Mineral, textured, rich and full of white-fruit flavors, this wine is taut and nervy with intense acidity that is balanced by the ripeness. This bottling, with its tight texture, needs to age. Drink from 2019.
green grapes

Varietal: Champagne Blend

There are few wine regions of the world with as much influence or fame as that of Champagne in France. The sparkling wines from this special area have long been associated with excellence and magnificent flavors, and much of their success has been down to the careful blending of fine grape varietals in order to achieve spectacular results. Most commonly, Champagne wines use both Chardonnay and Pinot Noir varietal grapes in more or less equal measures, often boosted by a small quantity of Pinot Meunier for extra bite. The Chardonnay varietal grapes offer their acidity and flavor to the bottle, and help with the dryness associated with quality in this type of wine. The Pinot Noir, on the other hand, gives strength to the wine, and gives Champagne its distinctive 'length' of character.
barrel

Region: Champagne

The region of Champagne in the north-easterly part of France has, for hundreds of years, been known for the production of high quality, elegant and characterful sparkling white wines. Champagne wines continue to dominate the market for sparkling wines, and are the envy of many countries, with plenty of producers attempting to emulate their unique practices. The chalky, mineral-rich soils of this high altitude region are ideal for growing the Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Petit Meunier varietal grapevines which cover the region and are usually blended together in the production of Champagne wine. The climate of Champagne is far cooler than other famous wine regions in France, but the wineries which are found all over the area have generations of expertise, and have no problems in producing vast quantities of their famous produce for the world market.
fields

Country: France

It is widely understood and accepted that the finest wines in the world come out of France. Whether you are drinking a vintage bottle from one of the famed Grand Cru wineries of Bordeaux - such as Chateau Margaux or Chateau Lafite-Rothschild - or a more simple and affordable bottle from one of the lesser known appellations in Burgundy, the likelihood is that the wine is packed full of intense and interesting flavors, and has a fine, balanced structure typical of almost all French produce. This reputation for excellence is taken extremely serious by the French, with dozens of regularly updated laws and regulations ensuring the quality and accurate labeling of wines. Such dedication and passion for fine wine, representative of the region in which it is produced, means customers can be assured that when they buy a bottle from France, they are buying something almost certain to please and delight.
Customer Reviews
Customer Reviews

There have been no reviews for this product. Be first to write review.

Customer Reviews
Customer Reviews

There have been no reviews for this product. Be first to write review.

More Details
green grapes

Varietal: Champagne Blend

There are few wine regions of the world with as much influence or fame as that of Champagne in France. The sparkling wines from this special area have long been associated with excellence and magnificent flavors, and much of their success has been down to the careful blending of fine grape varietals in order to achieve spectacular results. Most commonly, Champagne wines use both Chardonnay and Pinot Noir varietal grapes in more or less equal measures, often boosted by a small quantity of Pinot Meunier for extra bite. The Chardonnay varietal grapes offer their acidity and flavor to the bottle, and help with the dryness associated with quality in this type of wine. The Pinot Noir, on the other hand, gives strength to the wine, and gives Champagne its distinctive 'length' of character.
barrel

Region: Champagne

The region of Champagne in the north-easterly part of France has, for hundreds of years, been known for the production of high quality, elegant and characterful sparkling white wines. Champagne wines continue to dominate the market for sparkling wines, and are the envy of many countries, with plenty of producers attempting to emulate their unique practices. The chalky, mineral-rich soils of this high altitude region are ideal for growing the Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Petit Meunier varietal grapevines which cover the region and are usually blended together in the production of Champagne wine. The climate of Champagne is far cooler than other famous wine regions in France, but the wineries which are found all over the area have generations of expertise, and have no problems in producing vast quantities of their famous produce for the world market.
fields

Country: France

It is widely understood and accepted that the finest wines in the world come out of France. Whether you are drinking a vintage bottle from one of the famed Grand Cru wineries of Bordeaux - such as Chateau Margaux or Chateau Lafite-Rothschild - or a more simple and affordable bottle from one of the lesser known appellations in Burgundy, the likelihood is that the wine is packed full of intense and interesting flavors, and has a fine, balanced structure typical of almost all French produce. This reputation for excellence is taken extremely serious by the French, with dozens of regularly updated laws and regulations ensuring the quality and accurate labeling of wines. Such dedication and passion for fine wine, representative of the region in which it is produced, means customers can be assured that when they buy a bottle from France, they are buying something almost certain to please and delight.