La Maison Laurent-Perrier He founded their wineries in 1812, a bicentennial is celebrated once in life. To celebrate it with all the honors, long ago the champagne House to preparing the Cuvee N ° 571J.
The format could not be other than its flagship Grand Siècle of which I have spoken on several occasions. The Assembly It is so unique to acquire one of the bottles Les réserves Grand Siècle Cuvee N ° 571J is having a work of art in the House.
The best among the best, each element has been chosen with the rigour of the excellence. The grapes of the three wines that compose it come only from the eleven crus of higher quality and the best grapes Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The vintages: 1995, 1993 and 1990.
Anticipating the Bicentennial, packaging for Les reserves Grand Siecle in 1996 was in Magnum and Jeroboam. More exclusive than we can imagine, these bottles had been 16 years in the reserves of the cellar, safe and rest until his triumphant departure this month of November. Hence the name of this Limited Edition.
Dressed in a black and tag zillion, bicentennial Edition is also dedicated to honor to Bernard de Nonancourt, who died two years ago.
- Light golden brown color and fine effervescence, on the nose: aromas of honey, hazelnuts, toasted almonds and a subtle roasted cocoa.
- In mouth, the taste is pleasant, harmonious, delicate wine with a long finish and silky aromas-powered candied citrus.
Cuvee N ° 571J in Magnum is priced at approximately 1,200 euros. The Jeroboam, for it will only produce upon prior request the Maison. Its approximate price is 2,350 euros. The packaging on the wooden box with wrapping a vintage photo, the label with the number of the cuvée, the neck of the bottle knot with lace, the sober style of the label with the characteristic shape of the bottle Grand Siècle I think simply exquisite.