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Perrier-Jouet Belle Epoque Fleur de Champagne Brut Millésime

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Wine Description

Perrier-Jouët launched its famous "flower bottle" in 1969, with an arabesque design of anemones. Since then, it has been one of the world's most celebrated Champagnes - light bodied and distinctive. ...

The 1999 Fleur de Champagne is a Brut wine, composed of 50% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir and 5% Pinot Meunier grapes. The blend contains a high proportion of Chardonnay that comes from the grand crus of...

Only a couple of countries (the U.S. being one) are lucky enough to get this new offering from the folks of the Maison Belle Epoque. It is a rare treat, making it quite a pricey Champagne. But in Vint...

Wine Spectator 92

The 1999 Fleur de Champagne is a Brut wine, composed of 50% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir and 5% Pinot Meunier grapes. The blend contains a high proportion of Chardonnay that comes from the grand crus of the Côte des Blancs. Pinot Noir originating from the 100-percent-rated villages of Mailly, Verzenay and Verzy in the Montagne de Reims combine with the Chardonnay to create a delicate cuvée. The cold, frostless winter of 1999, coupled with a moderate spring and cool August, were perfect weather cond...

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    drank 2010 too dry for me. bitter

    about 3 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/04
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Nov-06