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Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne 2012 Wine Review

Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne 2012

Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne 2012

Champagne A.C., France

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $79.95

Drink: 2020-2028

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine


Winery: Piper-Heidsieck

Agent: Breakthru Beverage Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

A terrific French sparkling wine from a vaunted Champagne producer. Youthful and fresh, a blend of 52% Pinot Noir and 48% Chardonnay wine grapes. Fresh and lively with bright apple, red berry and toasty flavours delivered on a lacy, persistent mousse. Chill and enjoy now and for the next 10 years. Pair with all things shellfish.

Champagne food pairings: lightly spiced vegetarian curry dishes, white turkey meat, fish tacos, seafood.

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This Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne 2012 was reviewed on April 1, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

I’m always a fan of the regular NV Piper- Heidsieck but this 2012 vintage is quite sensational. And great value at $79.95. A blend of 52% Pinot Noir for mouthfilling richness and 48% Chardonnay for clean lemony notes, it’s a complete stunner without heaviness but beautiful intensity and length. I recommend tuna tartare with wasabi cream and watercress. @wrightwineblog
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A lovely shade of light lemon yellow. Intense autolytic notes, more biscuit and toast than dough. Mild oxidative stylings with a hint of bruised green apple mingling with fresh green apple and lemon. Extra dry with intense and racy acidity. Full, rich, and complex on the palate with spectacular interplay of all elements in harmony. Quite a treat solo, and I imagine even better when served alongside smoked salmon or Brie/triple cream cheeses.
Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A personal favourite, this Champagne is a perfect accompaniment to special occasions- celebration sipping or with hors d'oeuvres. A blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the acidity is medium and smooth, leading to a nutty finish. Versatile with a variety of light-fared foods.
Piper-Heidsieck 2012 is a dry, fresh and crisp Brut Champagne crafted from 18 Crus with 52% Pinot Noir and 48% Chardonnay. Beautifully balanced, rich with toasty almond, berry and smoky flavours on the palate. This vintage was awarded Gold at the 2019 Mondial de Bruxelles 2019. - Community Wine Reviews

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