Charles Orban

Charles Heidsieck

Brut Réserve Champagne Blend

David T
9.3

Tonight we tested the Riedel Vintage Sommelier flutes with the friends that gifted us our first set vs the flutes we had been using.

I wanted to do it with this champagne as I know it well. Moving back and forth between flutes, the nose was more green apple with the Somm flutes which, show more pineapple at the start.

From the Somm flutes there was green apple, lime zest, lemon, nougat, almonds, yeasty, more refined grainy minerals, volcanics, saline, yellow flowers with jasmine. The acidity is near perfect. The finish is; rich, well polished, nicely knitted and persists for minutes.

Photos of; the Champagne house of Charles Heidsieck, Stephen Leroux, director of Charles Heidsieck, one of the the best cave tasting rooms in Champange & their tasting salon
— 8 days ago

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As you know, a favorite of mine!
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@David T Agreed re the tasting room. Best one with I’ve been in. The salon at Taittinger to taste the Comtes was pretty good as well.

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리치, 파인애플, 열대과일 향. 맛도 향 그대로 파인애플이 느껴지고 산미가 두드러진다. 중간정도의 단맛. 입에 침이 고이는 맛. 더운 여름에 딱인 리슬링. 떡볶이&튀김 안주.
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