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Piper-Heidsieck Extra Brut Champagne Essentiel NV (2021)

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A lithe and lacy Champagne that wraps flavors of ripe pear, …

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Wine Type and Color

White Sparkling

Magazine Issue

Nov 30, 2021

Summary

Primary Grape

Pinot Noir

This popular red grape originated in Burgundy but has spread across the New World. Like its white Burgundian counterpart Chardonnay, Pinot Noir is early-budding, early-ripening and thin-skinned. The sites where it tends to thrive can experience tough growing conditions, which lead to more rigorous fruit selection and lower yields. This is one of the reasons that high-quality Pinot Noir often carries a higher price tag than other wines.

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Other Grapes

Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay

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Piper-Heidsieck Extra Brut Champagne Essentiel NV (2021)

A lithe and lacy Champagne that wraps flavors of ripe pear, …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

White Sparkling

Magazine Issue

Nov 30, 2021

Summary

Primary Grape

Pinot Noir

This popular red grape originated in Burgundy but has spread across the New World. Like its white Burgundian counterpart Chardonnay, Pinot Noir is early-budding, early-ripening and thin-skinned. The sites where it tends to thrive can experience tough growing conditions, which lead to more rigorous fruit selection and lower yields. This is one of the reasons that high-quality Pinot Noir often carries a higher price tag than other wines.

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Other Grapes

Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay

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