Category: Heidsieck, Charles

Charles Heidsieck: Rosé Vintage 1999

[English] Salmon rose color with reflections of copper and very fine bubbles. In the nose, we get fireworks, gingerbread, orange marmalade, wild strawberry, raspberry, roses, cedar wood, duck fat, pink pepper, raw mushroom and a of tip of polishing wax. The mouthfeel is full bodied but has a granular feel to it. The attack is

Charles Heidsieck: Blanc des Millénaires 1995

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay. Golden color with very fine bubbles and  oily tears in the glass. The nose is a symphony of aromas. In the base of the fragrance we get saltiness, fries fried in lard followed by smoked lemon and candied lemon, pepper, candied ginger, toffee, english orange marmalade, pear and fig syrup, mimolette

Charles Heidsieck: Brut Millésimé 1983

[English] I did not write a review for this wine because it seemed an act of impertinence to do so. This wine tells you a story, it has a history and soul. Playful like a child but distinguished like a true gentleman. Not overwhelming and totally in balance with itself. It makes you forget pain

Charles Heidsieck: Blanc des Millénaires 1990

[English] Made of 100% Chardonnay. Brilliant golden color with very fine effervescence. On the nose we get: mountain spring water, chalk, Cox Orange Pippin apple with a dot of calvados liquor, lemon, young Gouda cheese, smoke, a little caramel, honey and some freshly ground coffee. A second smell revealed Marseille soap (which smells absolutely fresh

Charles Heidsieck: Blanc des Millénaires 1985

[English] Made of 100% Chardonnay. Golden color with very fine bubbles.  Seductive, ripe aroma of: honey, toffee, fermented yeasts,  ripe citrus, yellow fruits,  mushroom, caramel, wax and a little bit of Sauternes. After a while more green elements came forward such as: fern, green coffee. The taste is sructured and precise. The mouthfeel is quite

Charles Heidsieck: Blancs des Millenaires 1983

[English] Made with 100% Chardonnay. Polished golden color with fine bubbles. Full, war, Romantic aroma of: beurre noisette, butter candy, honey, peach, Boskoop apple, Perigord truffle, fig, roasted nougat, fried onion, cigar humidor, fine cognac, freshly ground coffee and a haze of perfect minerality. * blinks away a tear * The mouthfeel is majestic, rich

Charles Heidsieck: Brut Réserve

[English] Yellow golden color with refined persistent effervescence and nice mousse. On the nose: refined yeast, bread, marmelade of yellow fruits, a dot of sirop de Liège (apple-fig), recognizable ripe Chardonnay-Charles Heidsieck, orange, qumquat, frangipane pastry with almond paste, vanilla and spicyness on a backbone of minerality. Secundary aromas of Fine de la Marne, blonde

Charles Heidsieck: Blanc des Millénaires 1995

[English] Tasted 3rd december 2011 at Grand Tasting in Paris.  Glass used: Riedel Riesling Grand Cru. Decanted. Made of 100% Chardonnay. Beautiful yellow chardonnay color with refined effervescence. In the scent: freshly baked bread, yeast, wonderful smoke, sirop de Liège, candied lemon, honey, toffee, walnut and cedar. Silky Meursault-ish, fleshy texture. On the palate: candied lemon, rhubarb,

Charles Heidsieck: Charlie 1985

[English] The color is yellowgold (not mature) with small refined sparkle but the aroma is mature, surprisingly fresh and fruity at the same time: incredible! I smell: cox’s orange pippin apple, marzipan, cornflower, nectar, minerality (chalk, seashell), the typical Charles Heidsieck yeast, blonde tobacco, candied fig and even a touch of blueberry, roasted coffee and

Heidsieck, Charles: Vintage 2000

[English] Made of 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay. Yellow gold color with delicate sparkle. Gorgeous complex nose of apple, pear, smoke, licorice, delicious yeast, slightly rhubarb, apricot, melon, jasmine, dates and armagnac with a hint of minerality. After a while we got some acacia honey and bergamot oil. Fresh attack followed by mouth-filling vinosity.