Heidsieck Cuvée Rare Champagne
Régis Camus, the winemaker
at Piper-Heidsieck, has set himself the task of working
on his blend until he attains perfection.
He selects the best crus from the Champagne grape varieties,
which are vinified separately, to create a richer and
more delicate blend.
His choice goes towards the Chardonnay, which combines
floral and mineral notes with an elegant freshness.
He looks for aromas of red fruits in Pinot Noir, along
with an opulent structure and a long finish in the mouth.
Pinot Noir and Chardonnay come together in the "Cuvée
Réservée Rare" to create an elegant,
harmonious champagne that is surprisingly concentrated,
with a silky complexity, fullness and a rich, full-bodied
This complex, subtle wine is aged for a minimum of three
years so that its outstanding personality can express
On the Eye
A sparkling, brilliant gold with green reflections.
Delicate bubbles and long-lasting effervescence.
On the Nose
Initial floral notes of lime, verbena and wild rose.
These notes intensify, liberating aromas of tropical
fruit, such as passion fruit and kiwi, combined with
mild spices and white pepper. The palette continues
to develop with hints of meringue, cocoa and liquorice,
leaving an impression of an oriental wine with a strong
On the Palate
The wine is fresh and full of zest together with a sparkling
roundness. After a first subtle, mineral impression
comes a flavour—packed impression of fullness
and gourmet warmth, blending pineapple flambé
with passion fruit.
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