Champagne Charles Heidsieck, Brut Millesime, 2005, gift box
Reviews of purchase Charles Heidsieck, Brut Millesime, 2005, gift box
Champagne elegant shimmering golden color with a magnificent perlyazhem.
Champagne has a refined, generous taste with a smooth texture, crisp notes of fresh fruit (especially peach) and honey, excellent balanced acidity and a surprisingly long, rich finish.
The aroma of champagne - slim and elegant, with hints of herbs, ripe Mediterranean fruit nuances of apricot, honey, acacia and mineral notes.
Champagne is ideal as an aperitif. It goes well with seafood, salads, smoked salmon and oysters with cream sauce.
Charles Heidsieck Winery is located in the city of Reims and owns cellars of the Roman Empire, the age of which is about 2,000 years old. Her story began in 1785 when the company was founded Heidsieck Champagne. Owner of the company was Florence Ludwig Heidsieck, a native of Germany. Subsequently, the company was divided between his three nephews. One of them, Charles, in 1851 founded the firm Charles-Henri Heidsieck. He has long traded in the United States. In America, Charles wine even called "Champagne Charlie", on his behalf (but American style - Charlie, Charles). In one year, Charles personally sold 300,000 bottles of its champagne in the United States. But, unfortunately, at this time of the civil war in the United States. He lost everything during the war and returned to France. However, soon to Charles compensate for the loss of land ownership. Heidsieck sold to American land and the money paid all their debts. He left enough money for the revival of their own business. For a long time the firm has remained obscure until in 1985 was acquired business group "Remy Martin", and then began to improve the quality of champagne. Recently, "Remy Martin" sold his two brands of champagne - "Charles Heidsieck" and "Piper-Heidsieck" - along with 50 hectares of vineyards and 40 million bottles of finished wine in the cellar of the winery, the French company EPI for € 400 million.
Today, under the name Charles Heidsieck annually produces more than three million bottles of champagne different varieties of the best quality. Line of wines constitute unseasoned Brut Reserve, Pink Vintage Brut Rose, aged Vintage Brut, prestigious La Royale. Wine companies have their own style, characterized by vanilla-honey taste. The grapes for the production of champagne "Charles Heidsieck" harvested by hand, using only the first pressing juice, blended, various wines. In the manufacture of certain brands of champagne manufacturer has increased the number of blended champagne three varieties (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier): so, Brut Reserve consists of 105 five different wines. This technique is used for a great many years already.