Piper-Heidsieck Essentiel is a multi-vintage cuvée featuring a blend of 3 varieties. Its magnificent structure, balance and freshness ensure that this Extra-Brut represents the iconic style of the House.
On the eye: Sparkling clarity, pale gold in color.
On the nose: Initial fruity notes of plum, grapefruit and quince lead to warmer hints of brioche, honey and grilled almonds.
Perfect with appetizers and to accompany a meal. A magnificent complement to fish and white meats
Gourmet recommendations: Free range poultry, butternut and red kuri squash, and praline
Additional aspirations: Turbot with beurre blanc. Sea scallops with creamy parmesan risotto
Varietals: 47% Pinot Noir, 31% Pinot Meunier, 22% Chardonnay
Aging: Minimum of 36 months on the lees