A Blanc de Blancs Fit for Summer: Discover the elegance of Billecart-Salmon Champagne


As the summer unfolds, Champagne Billecart-Salmon invites wine enthusiasts to experience the finesse and freshness of Chardonnay. With each sip, the Blanc de Blancs promises an unparalleled sensory journey. The Blanc de Blancs is a testament to the champagne house’s savoir-faire in crafting great Chardonnays. Sourced from the finest Grand Cru parcels in the Côte des Blancs – Avize, Chouilly, Cramant, Mesnil-sur-Oger, and Oger – it embodies the excellence and finesse that has through the centuries become synonymous with Billecart-Salmon, which preserves a family legacy with passion and precision. A feature by columnist Riccha Grrover for Asian Lite International. 

A blend of two different vintages, this cuvée is distinguished by its complexity, excellent vinosity, and the refreshing finish. On the palate, the creamy sensation balances the meringue-like texture with nuances of fresh almonds and citrus zest. The nose offers a pure and mineral intensity with an uncommon typicity, releasing notes of brioche, fresh butter, and lemony citrus fruits.

This refined and nuanced champagne evolves delicately with remarkable finesse. This cuvée is a blend of two different years revealing the special quality of the Chardonnay. Its complexity, its great vinosity and the surprisingly fresh finish is particularly appreciated by a following of informed wine lovers.

Appearance: An ultra-delicate effervescence which translates into an abundance of elegant bubbles. It is sparkling and elegant with a luminous yellow gold hue with glints of green.

Aroma: Avery pure and mineral intensity with an uncommon typicity, releasing notes of brioche, fresh butter and lemony citrus fruits. A distinguished and subtle realm that delicately evolves with a remarkable finesse.

Palate: Acreamy sensation with achalky and meringue texture, associated with nuances of fresh almonds and citron zest. Asmoothness of great clas which si chiseled and persistent.

Tasting: An exceptional fermentation with a chalky, mineral sytel which wonderfully accompanies Ossetra caviar to fine marinated sashimi. Service temperature: 8°C.

About Maison Billecart-Salmon

Billecart-Salmon, founded in 1818, is one of the last remaining family-owned and family-run Champagne houses. Today, it is led by Mathieu Roland-Billecart, the seventh generation of the family. Its cuvées are distributed in luxury hotels, the finest restaurants and independent wine retailers in over a hundred countries around the world. Since its reception more than two centuries ago, its motto remains unchanged: ‘‘Give priority to quality, strive for excellence’’.

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