Discovery Champagne Box

$540.00

Interested in the world of Champagne but unsure where to start or just looking to try something new? SimplyChampagne bring you the Holiday Bundle with six premium champagnes from Champagne Houses including Pascal Hénin, Xavier Leconte and A&S Boever.

Selected from some of our favourite bottles you will be able to find something for everyone during your festive gatherings including varying compositions.

An excellent starting point to discovering champagnes and celebrating the year end cheer.

Please note subject to availability. In the event a bottle is unavailable it will be substituted with an equivalent alternative champagne. Case content may differ from photo.

2 x A&S Boever Carte Blanche Brut Grand Cru NV

Customers looking for a reliable and solid value of a classic every occasion Grand Cru champagne will appreciate Carte Blanche.

Composition

Blend of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay (blend of 2015 wine and 2014 reserve wine) from 20 year old vines. Dosed at 10g/l, Carte Blanche is a brut champagne.

When to drink

Great for aperitif or pairing with shellfish. This is a perfect wine for every occasion.

Tasting Notes

The cordon of fine mousse, formed by a multitude of fine bubbles. Golden blond hue with bright glints. An initial clean and fruity nose with fresh fruit aromas of apple and peach. The attack is open and generous on the palate. Generous structure with a citrus and fresh fruit finish. Source: Sébastien Boever, Consulting oenologist Laboratory O2C

2 x Pascal Hénin Vintage 2012 Extra Brut Grand Cru

Pressing and wine-making of grapes from old vines situated in Champagne Grand Cru villages. Millésime 2012 comes from a unique and exceptional 2012 harvest and has been aged on lees for 5 years in addition to the initial steel VAT ageing.

Composition

50% Chardonnay from the village of Chouilly in the Côte de Blancs and 50% Pinot Noir from the famous Grand Cru village of Aÿ in the Montagne de Reims, in France. This champagne is dosed at 4gr/l.

When to drink

Serve at 7˚ C at any occasion.

Tasting Notes

Golden shiny robe. Creamy foam. Rich open and mature nose. Fresh and tonic mouth. Source: Romain Hénin
 

2 x Xavier Leconte, Signature du Hameau

The Signature du Hameau Brut from Champagne Xavier Leconte is a multiple award winner, fine blend of Meunier, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, aged in oak barrels.

Composition

The Signature du Hameau from Xavier and his son Alexis Leconte blends 80% Meunier with 15% Pinot Noir, and 5% Chardonnay grapes. This Champagne is made with 60 % of vintage 2015 wine and 40 % of old wines (reserve). It is vinified in stainless steel tanks and in oak barrels. Aged a minimum of 2 years on lees, this premium champagne is dosed at 8g/litre.
 

When to drink

You can easily enjoy this champagne as part of a meal, as well as an apéritif.

Tasting Notes

This champagne has a gold robe. The nose has an intense aroma of mature fruits, peach, mirabelle, plum, mingled with butter, vanilla and mocha coffee. In the mouth, Signature du Hameau is an association of mature fruits (apricots, peach) as well as nuts and cinnamon. In the palate, Signature du Hameau has an ample attack. An association of mature fruits (apricot, peach), dried fruit (nuts) and freshness.

Awards

Awarded Gold medal at the Bruxelles Wine Competition.  Gold Medal_Bruxelles Wine Competition