Taittinger / Brut Réserve Champagne - 1 x Methuselah.

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Taittinger / Brut Réserve 1 x Methuselah

COUNTRY/REGION: France/Champagne.

GRAPES: 40% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir and 25% Pinot Meunier.

ABV: 12.5%

BOTTLE-METHUSELAH: The champagne bottle called in Methuselah’s honour contains 6 liters or 64 flute glasses of Champagne. According to the Hebrew Bible, Methuselah is supposed to be the oldest person to ever live. Methuselah was an antediluvian patriarch mentioned in the Old Testament as having lived 969 years and whose name is symbolic of great age.

WINEMAKER NOTES: The Brut Réserve is renowned for its golden yellow colour with a consistent, fine, lingering mousse. The nose is light and delicate with hints of fruits and brioche. The palate is lean, but has considerable depth and elegance with a long fresh finish. There is no specific drinking occasion for the Brut Réserve. Its elegance and lightness give it the flexibility to be the Champagne for the moment but it is always an excellent aperitif.

VINEYARD: The grapes for the Brut Réserve come from prime vineyards throughout Champagne, with approximately 50% coming from the Taittinger Estate. It is a carefully balanced blend of wines from more than 35 'crus'.

WINEMAKING: Produced each year from 95% first pressings of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay this is the definitive cuvée of Champagne Taittinger. It also includes a proportion of reserve wine to ensure consistency from year to year.  Prior to release the Brut Réserve is aged for 3-4 years giving the wine depth whilst allowing the component parts to become fully integrated.

FOOD MATCH: Grilled and Roasted White Meats. Perfect as an aperitif or with canapés, smoked salmon and oysters.

DELIVERY: All our wines are stored in our importers warehouse’s, which have the optimum environment for fine wine storage, by carefully regulating temperature, humidity and other microclimatic factors.

As such, please allow between 7 and 10 days for your delivery to arrive.