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2011 Perrier Jouet Champagne, France 'Belle Epoque' Brut

2011 Perrier Jouet Champagne, France 'Belle Epoque' Brut Zoom

This lively, refined cuvee offers notes of acacia, lime blossom, honey, almond, white peach, pear, candied citrus and minerals.

Varietal: Sparkling Vintage: 2011
Brand: Perrier Jouet
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About This Wine

In the world of Champagne, one of the most respected names is Perrier-Jouet.

In 2005, Perrier-Jouet teamed with internationally acclaimed visual artist Vik Muniz of Brazil to design the limited-edition “Belle Epoque” Brut. To decorate the bottle, Muniz conceived a fairy-tale encounter of a dazzling golden hummingbird with the iconic Perrier-Jouet anemone.

The 2011 vintage carries on the “Belle Epoque” tradition, preserving the house style while emphasizing the unique character of the vintage. Winemaker Hervé Deschamps brought out the freshness and elegance of the Chardonnays from the grand crus of Cramant and Avize, the generosity and complexity of the Pinot Noir from Montagne de Reims, and the rounded charm of the Pinot Meunier from Dizy.

With six years of aging in Perrier-Jouet’s cellars, the result is a wonderfully harmonious sparkling wine that displays invigorating freshness and a fine balance of smoothness and acidity — ideal for special-occasion toasting or accompanying a meal.

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  • Grape Composition:50% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir and 5% Pinot Meunier
  • Grape Source:France’s Champagne Appellation
  • Aromas & Flavors:Acacia, Lime Blossom, Honey, Almond, White Peach, Pear, Candied Citrus and Minerals
  • When to Drink:Now Through 2026
  • Food Pairing Suggestion:shellfish, poultry dishes, or lightly sweet fruit desserts.

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3 recipes match for this wine.

  • Tuscan Style Roasted Game Hens If you're looking for a change from turkey, ham this holiday season, try this easy-to-prepare dish that matches well with both white and red wines. It serves 6... Get The Recipe
    Asparagus And Morel Salad Summertime is salad time, and any of your favorite white wines would be great matches for this recipe, courtesy of Masa's restaurant in San Francisco. It serves 4. Get The Recipe
    Easy To Make Guacamole There is no better "appetizer" for a summertime backyard barbecue than chips and guacamole. Try this version with a well-chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc, dry sparkling wine - and don't be surprised if you have to go back and make more. Get The Recipe
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