The 2013 Prestige des Sacres Cuvee Grenat Millesime Brut Champagne has beautiful green and silver highlights. The regular stream of bubbles is quite soothing. The overall character of this blend evokes freshness and elegance. The nose opens up with fine delicacy and expresses notes of granny apple, almond, grapefruit peels and autumn foliage. Spring comes to the fore with nuances of vetiver, flowering broom and honey. This Cuvee Grenat Millesime Brut has a subtle bouquet, quite complex yet youthful.
The attack is quite rich yet soothing. After a comforting start, the acidity and effervescence bring freshness and rythm to the wine. The body and dosage generate a voluminous sensation, making for a beautifully consistent ensemble. This Prestige des Sacres Champagne is well balanced, it has a pure silky texture. Flavours on the palate are those of linden, ripe pear along with ocean breeze and limestone notes, making for a very elegant champagne. A rich and long finale with iodine and smoky notes.
A balanced, fruity and harmonious Champagne for all occasions, as an aperitif or for cocktails with delicate little canapés, soft, Comté cheese sticks. With a meal, it is an ideal partner for white meats or light, creamy cheeses.
Grape variety: Chardonnay 50%, Pinot Noir 50%
Decanter: Gold, Mundus Vini: Gold, IWC: Silber, Vinalies Internationales: Silber, Argent Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2022, IWC: Bronze, Decanter: Silber, Vinalies Internationales: Gold