(From 2002 Vintage) This subtle wine is the fruit of an astonishing year marked by a very mild winter and an exceptional spring. Belle Epoque is a crystalline vintage whose subtlety and generosity highlight the precision of the Perrier-Jouët style. It is an epicurean wine.” A perfect balance between the crystalline characteristics of the vintage and the consistency of the Perrier-Jouët House style.
A blend of approximately half Chardonnay and half Pinot Noir with small amounts of Pinot Meunier, this crystal bright Champagne is elegant and distinctive, opening with aromas of fresh pineapple and grapefruit, warming into complex scents of pear and ending with wood and leather notes. The bead is intense with brisk effervescence, swirling up into a generous and persistent mousse. It is a balanced, extremely refined wine that, if properly stored, should keep from five to seven years or more, espe...