Billecart

Billecart-Salmon is a medium-sized champagne house in Mareuil-sur-Ay, France. Founded in 1818 with the marriage of Nicolas François Billecart and Elisabeth Salmon, it is one of the few to remain family owned.The Cuvee Nicolas-Francois Billecart 1959 won first place in the Champagne of the Millennium 1999, out of 150 of the finest 20th century champagnes. A magnum of the winning champagne later sold for £3,300.Wikipedia

  • Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    "30% pinot noir, 30% chardonnay and 40% pinot meunier. Base wine 2015, reserve wines 55%, on lees for 30 months before disgorgement in October ’17. Fuses strawberries/rose petals ex pinot meunier at one extreme, citrus and chalky/sea shell acidity ex...

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  • Billecart Salmon Blanc De Blancs N.V.

    [SOLD-OUT] Billecart Salmon Blanc De Blancs N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    Tyson Stelzer 97 Points!"The levels of minerality and mouth filling texture crank up a notch here, elongating and drawing the wine out with lingering persistence. A wine of tremendous, coiled-up energy, in a finely-honed style built around beautifully...

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  • Billecart Salmon Brut N.V. Sous Bois

    [SOLD-OUT] Billecart Salmon Brut N.V. Sous Bois

    Region: France- Champagne

    "Rich and pinoty with smoky charcuterie, spice and almond aromas, some strawberry on palate. Soft and round; a magic wine. Food: Smoked salmon with capers."Huon Hooke, March 2012 "This Champagne harks back to the traditional way in which Champagne was...

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  • Billecart Salmon Elisabeth Rose 2002

    [SOLD-OUT] Billecart Salmon Elisabeth Rose 2002

    Region: France- Champagne

    Tyson Stelzer 98 Points!True to her name, Elisabeth Salmon radiates a gorgeous, ethereal, pale-salmon hue. In a display of intricately coiled, ultra-pristine detail, dainty red cherry, crunchy pomegranate, lifted rose petal and wild strawberry fruit...

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    $369.00
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  • [SOLD-OUT] Billecart Salmon Extra Brut N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    Tyson Stelzer 94 Points! One of the most refined almost zero-doage champagnes, built on the same base as Brut Reserve - but crucially, not simply a zero-dosage version of the same. It's older, with an extra year on lees - 'not so it has more fat',...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Billecart Salmon Nicolas Francois 2002

    Region: France- Champagne

    Tyson Stelzer 99 Points! A hint of struck flint reduction makes way for the icy brightness of grapefruit zest, lemon, white peach, then the warmth of figs, and later, yellow summer fruits. A decade in the cellar has set down layers of toast and nuts,...

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    $350.00
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  • [SOLD-OUT] Billecart Salmon Rose N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    Champagne of the Year!Champagne Guide 2011 96 points!"Domi's philosophy of blending rose by adding just seven percent of pinot noir red wine from Mareuil-sur-Aÿ is more about aromatic effect than colour, and this explains the exceedingly classy, pale...

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  • Billecart Salmon Nicolas Francois 2000

    [SOLD-OUT] Billecart Salmon Nicolas Francois 2000

    Region: France- Champagne

    Jancis Robinson 18/20 Points!Greenish. Very rich and dense with lots of acidity. Very, very fresh. Creamy but not sweet. Very complete and long. JancisRobinson.com, August 2009 "Bright, focused acidity drives lightly smoked flavors of candied currant and...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Billecart Salmon Nicolas Francois 1998

    Region: France- Champagne

    Huon Hooke 97 Points!"A great champagne at half the price of the other houses' deluxe cuvees of similar character. Superbly complex, toasty, floral, biscuity bouquet. Tremendous richness yet refined and taut, with great drive and length, finishing ultra...

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