- A Vintage suited for long ageing
- Blend of 10 Grands Crus and Premiers Crus
- Notes of quince, vanilla and vineyard peaches
The year 2012 made news. Not often does so chaotic and challenging a vintage provide wines with such incredible balance, concentration and harmony. Today the 2012 vintage has found its place amongst the great Champagne years.
After 10 years ageing in the unique Gallo-Romain Crayères, Charles Heidsieck Brut Millésimé is an elegant and refined wine with an incredible smooth texture on the palate. A blend of ten Grands Crus and Premiers Crus meticulously selected by the House, it shows magnificent minerality, intensity and acidity.
The nose shows subtle toasted and smoked notes with a touch of liquorice and earthy notes. When swirled in the glass, fruity notes of apricot and fresh almonds add an extra dimension to the wine. This incredible aromatic concentration, very typical of this year, is the focus of the wine's merit. On the palate, a mineral and fresh wine with notes of quince, vanilla and vineyard peaches, followed by a firm, crisp finish,