Piper Heidsieck

Piper Heidsieck 2004 Brut

Piper Heidsieck 2004 Brut champagne is well balanced, rich, and a good value. This vintage brut will continue to improve. Piper Heidsieck 2004 Brut ratings, tasting notes, and details are provided.

Piper Heidsieck 2004 Brut
Sweetness Level:
Category: Basic Prestige Cuvée: No
Ratings (on a scale of 100)
Champagne 411 92 Sept. 2012   Retail Price
Wine Enthusiast 93 12/10/12   (750 ml bottle) $71
Wine Spectator 94 12/31/11    

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Medium gold with fine persistent bead.
Aroma/bouquet: Apple tart, poached pear, some vanilla, honey and floral notes.
Palate: Apple, lemon/lime, toasty brioche, wet stone minerals.
Additional comments: Well balanced, rich, good value. Will continue to improve.
When to drink: Piper Heidsieck 2004 Brut Champagne is ready to drink now, but for optimum enjoyment hold it for a couple of years. Good through 2020.

2004 Brut Details
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Label: Piper Heidsieck 2004 Vintage Brut Champagne
House/Winery: Champagne Piper Heidsieck
Wine Category:
Sparkling Wine
Region & Country:
Champagne, France
Type (Style):
Sweetness Level: Brut
Dosage: 11 grams per liter
Prestige cuvée: No
Vineyards: NA
Grapes: 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay
Alcohol: 12%

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Piper Heidsieck 2004 Brut

Piper Heidsieck uses the méthode champenoise for their champagne production. The 2004 Brut is composed of 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay. The final dosage is 11 grams per liter. Wines from specific crus and grape varieties are all vinified separately after harvest. Piper Heidsieck minimizes manipulation such as racking, filtering and centrifugation to preserve the typicity of the vineyards.

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