1996 Piper-Heidsieck

Producer: Piper-Heidsieck
Vintage: 1996
Grape variety: Sparkling blend
Origin: France, Champagne, Champagne
Appellation: Champagne
Date tasted: 3 February 2009
Price when tasted: £25.99
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Tasting notes

03/02/2009

Wonderful Pinot nose: oak, charcuterie, figs and hazelnut. Superb richness, nothing out of place, ripeness, oaked, toasty nuances, superb acidity, length and potential. Drink from 2010.

03/02/2006

Complex, refined nose of lemons, freshly baked biscuits and bread. Great depth of flavour. Elegant, silky palate. Drink now.

08/08/2005

Complex, refined nose of lemons, freshly baked biscuits and bread. Great depth of flavour. Elegant, silky palate. Drink now.

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