Armand de Brignac Blanc de Noirs "A3" in Gift Box (Ace of Spades)
BLANC DE NOIRS ASSEMBLAGE THREE
A Unique and Powerful Expression of Pinot Noir.
Armand de Brignac Blanc de Noirs Assemblage Three (A3), is crafted with exceptional fruit sourced from some of the best Pinot Noir producing villages in the Montagne de Reims including Bouzy, Verzenay, Ludes, and Rilly La Montagne. A trio of vintages 2009, 2010, 2012, the finished wine rested in the cellars 6 years until the 3,535 bottles were disgorged on April 9, 2019. Each bottle of Armand de Brignac Blanc de Noirs A3 is inscribed with its unique number (1 to 3,535), in addition to its disgorgement date, showcasing the rarity, exclusivity and collectability of this ultra-prestige cuvée.
On the nose: Intense, rich and complex, with notes of apricot, blackberry, butter and gingerbread. The wine opens up luminously, complemented with elegant touches of white flowers, light tobacco, chocolate, strawberries, plum and orange blossom.
On the palate: Strawberry, blackberry, blackcurrant, pastry, vanilla (creaminess), cherry and plum announce – fruit reigns supreme in this expression. Notes of lemon and walnut create a complex wine with elegant freshness, kindling aromas of chocolate, blackcurrant and pepper provide extraordinary length.
This wine is in harmony with its duality; think sugar and salt pairings with spice, richness and sweetness. Pair Blanc de Noirs Assemblage Three with Foie Gras, Tagine of lamb with spices and apricots, Roasted chicken with a rich cranberry sauce, Rack of lamb with some spice and Clafoutis with fresh dark red fruits.
This cuvée is strongly gourmet and intense with fresh fruits, so it can be paired very well with rich flavors and dishes with character that balance salt and sugar.
Drinking beautifully now or can be rested under ideal cellaring conditions, until 2030.