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This Champagne Charles Heidsieck Brut Réserve is the hallmark of the house. This is a champagne of persistent effervescence, with a fine, gourmand nose. Brioche, roasted and fruity notes of mango, mirabelle plum and apricot are complemented by dried fruit. Fleshy and unctuous on the palate, followed by an equally complex finish... What a champagne!
Garde 10 ans
40% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay, 20% Pinot Meunier
Belle rondeur, Minéralité , Longueur Saline, Gourmand, Bouche équilibrée
This Champagne Charles Heidsieck Brut Réserve is a multi-millimeter champagne worthy of a prestige cuvée.
It is made from 50% reserve wines, some of which are over 10 years old. It is matured for over 3 years in thousand-year-old crayères. 5 to 10% of the wines are vinified in oak barrels.
Discover some of the many awards won by this champagne...
16/20 : Bettane & Dessauve
15/20 : Revue des Vins de France
93/100 : Wine Spectator / Publication of scores from Sept. 2015. Only Brut cuvée awarded among vintage and Prestige cuvées
15/20: Gault & Millau
Gold Medal: Mundus Vini
Gold Medal: Sommelier Wine Awards
Gold Medal: Champagne & Sparkling Wines World Championships
This wine is served with
This Champagne Charles Heidsieck is best served at 11°C. It is perfect for an aperitif and it suits pretty well with sea food like lobster or cray-fish.
Masculine, elegant and refined. Charles Heidsieck embodies its champagnes without half-measures. In fact, "Typically Charles" is one of the house's mottos! Discover Charles Heidsieck Champagnes, distinguished by their elegance and assertive personality, like the gentlemen of their time.
Charles Heidsieck was a colorful character, drawing on the experience of his great uncle who founded his Champagne house decades before him. At just 29, he decided to take the plunge and founded his own house in Reims in 1851, which still bears his name today. Having purchased a large number of crayères, he soon began to develop his own wine-making and ageing processes. This daring young man flew to America in 1852 and made his mark with the country's elite, who renamed him "Champagne Charlie". As a result, the Charles Heidsieck Champagne House became one of the first to export its products, supplying a number of European royal courts. In 2011, the House was handed over to the Descours family, whose sole ambition is to take it to the top.
The Charles Heidsieck vineyard covers some 60 hectares in the Marne and Aube regions, where Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grow, each bringing their own typicity and nobility to the house's champagnes. Charles Heidsieck holds Viticulture Durable and Haute Valeur Environnementale certifications, guaranteeing its commitment to biodiversity and its cultivation practices. Depth and smoothness. These words take on their full meaning as Maison Charles Heidsieck vinifies vintage by vintage, grape variety by grape variety. The demand for delicacy is evident at every stage. The crayères acquired by Charles in 1867 enable bottles to be aged for extended periods, from 4 to 40 years. The cellar masters at Champagne Heidsieck are among the most renowned, and have been voted "Best Sparkling Wine Cellar Master of the Year" 12 times in 20 years by the prestigious Wine Challenge.
From the emblematic Brut Réserve to Blanc des Millénaires, Champagne House Charles Heidsieck has secured its place among the region's finest producers, year after year. Its Brut Réserve cuvée is a fine example of the Charles Heidsieck style, with its finesse, delicacy and elegance. The Rosé Réserve expresses generous, fruity notes. Very expressive, it contrasts with the Blanc de Blancs created in 1949, which the house decided to relaunch in 2018, to highlight the vivacity and richness of its terroir and its flagship grape variety: Chardonnay. Finally, the vintage cuvées and Blanc des Millénaires, exceptional Champagnes that reveal a deep, complex and intoxicating aromatic palette. Charles Heidsieck unveils its finest cuvée only during great vintages (currently 7), created from 5 magnificent Côte des Blancs terroirs.
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This Magnum Champagne Charles Heidsieck Brut Réserve is the emblem of the house. This champagne, with its fine, unctuous bubbles, is ideal for enjoying in good company, especially in magnum format. On the menu: gourmandise, finesse and balance!
Charles Heidsieck Brut Vintage is much richer than the Brut Réserve, but just as well-balanced. Its aromatic fullness makes it a Champagne of great class. 2013 is an exceptional vintage, both powerful and pure. It is one of the great years in Champagne, comparable to 2003 or 1995!
Charles Heidsieck produces champagnes of increasingly high quality. The precision of their aromas and textures continues to improve, to the point of becoming one of the world's most appreciated champagnes. Blanc des Millénaires cuvée is only released in the great vintages, and the 2006 vintage is only the 6th in this extremely limited series!
Charles Heidsieck Champagne Rosé is a great Champagne rosé created by blending. In fact, it is made exclusively from the juices of the first press, i.e. the highest quality, and has matured for 3-4 years in the exceptional Champagne chalk pits. 5 to 6% of the great wines selected are vinified in red, which brings fruit and tannins to this exceptional...