Piper Heidsieck Cuvee Brut NV
Piper-Heidsieck today is one of the most popular NV's on the market for it's immediate pleasure and drinkability . It was originally a non-malo style which was quite angular and lean. The arrival of the late great Daniel Thibault was to transform this house beyond recognition. The style is now fuller and rounder with elegance and charm. His successor, the highly awarded Regis Camus has continued to build and further improve on the house style.
Blended, not dominated from Pinot Noir & Meunier with a lesser 15-20% inclusion of Chardonnay this cuvee delivers notes of almonds, hazelnuts and some toasty spice. after its initial fan fair It it truly shows on the palate as a lively, subtle and lighter than expected example leaving a deliciously incisive sensation of smoothness, marked by the pureness of fresh pear and apple and a delicate hint of citrus fruits. Best paired with any celebration and real bang for buck.
50-55% Pinot Noir, 30-35% Meunier & 15-20% Chardonnay (10-20% reserve wines)