Our first stop is the historic terroirs in the Vallée de la Marne, where the Pinot Meunier varietal gives wine from this region its distinctive identity. A careful selection process based on the purity of the fruit and the balance of flavours. Limited Edition.
Les Rendez-vous de Billecart-Salmon: In its continuous quest for excellence, Billecart-Salmon is constantly experimenting with new methods to further improve the quality of its wines. A range has been born from the fruit of this work to offer you a unique tasting experience. Precise, New, Bold, each new release will epitomise an exceptional terroir and a champagne grape variety as well as the art of a meticulous winemaking. This is No. 1
Billecart-Salmon takes you to the historic vineyards of Leuvrigny, Festigny and Venteuil in the heart of Vallée de la Marne. Here you will discover a new expression of Pinot Meunier, revealing a very special identity. The delicacy of its floral notes and the sweetness of its fruity aromas from this single varietal wine will brighten up your most beautiful shared moments. Vinification in done in stainless steel tanks with 52 months ageing on lees. 33% reserve wines is used with 2014 as the base wine. 5 years ageing potential.
Aroma: Wonderfully balanced floral sensations (lime and violet) combined with the summery scents of freshly-cut wheat fields (grain and straw). This cuvée will awaken your senses to notes ranging from crisp fruit to juicy citrus. A highly delicate blend where the character of the Pinot Meunier subtly reveals itself.
Palate: A sensual textured mouthfeel that blossoms into deeply delicious, fruity notes (white cherry, pear and redcurrant). A blissful sensation of flying high, with senses elevated and honed. Finally, a finish that is just as enjoyable, lengthening to notes of white pepper with a pleasantly saline tartness.