Piper Heidsieck Cuvée Brut
|Region||France, Champagne, Reims|
Lithe and vibrant, this graceful Champagne is driven by well-knit, racy acidity, carrying flavors of ripe black cherry, grated ginger, toast point and mineral on the satiny mousse. Drink now through 2022.
The NV Cuvée Brut is a bright, fresh effort from this estate. Offering up plenty of yeasty notes, stone fruits, a kiss of brioche and subtle minerality, it's clean and lively on the palate, with bright acidity, and a classic dry finish. If you're looking for a high-quality sparker that will deliver the goods over the coming 4-5 years, you can't go wrong here.
Piper's nonvintage Champagne is balanced, fruity, fresh and elegant. It is both ripe and crisp with apple fruits, a mineral edge and final fruitiness. Drink now.
Ripe pears, crisp green apples and flowers emerge from Piper-Hiediesck's NV Brut Cuvée. This medium-bodied non-vintage Champagne offers excellent persistence and a long, clean finish. It is a very solid effort at this level. The Brut Cuvée is 55% Pinot Noir, 30% Pinot Meunier and 15% Chardonnay. This is lot L070921 12253, disgorged December 2007.