97 Points

An incredibly fragrant nose shines with ripe, red-cheeked Mirabelle plum and even has an overtone of Kirsch. The palate is creamy and has a wonderful spine of freshness that only helps to underscore the generosity and roundness. The mousse is superfine, the autolysis is restrained yet profound, there is a textured mid-palate of concentrated red apple fruit with an edge of candlewax and a delicious reverberation of pepper. Exquisite.

Tasting: Billecart-Salmon's Clos Saint Hilaire - The Complete Vertical ; Tasted by: Anne Krebiehl MW
Published on 08.08.2021

FACTS

Category
Champagne
Grape variety
Pinot Noir
ABV %
12.5%
Quality
extra brut
Ageing/Élevage
13 years bottle fermentation
Closure
Cork

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