1997 Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs
1997 Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs by Salon
In the world of treasured and rare vintages, the year 1997 has offered up a highly desirable champagne gem for discerning collectors. The 1997 Champagne Brut Blanc de Blanc from Salon is truly an investment-grade wine with an enchanting story to tell.
A Celebration of a Unique Vintage
The year 1997, an untypical vintage in the Champagne region, was marked by unusually favourable weather conditions, allowing Salon to create a distinct Blanc de Blanc brimming with vivacious elegance. This wine reflects a unique vigneron's personal expressions against the backdrop of climatic eccentricity.
This captivating vintage offers a subtle nose that reveals delicate hints of brioche, almond and honeysuckle. Paying tribute to its blending of 100 percent Chardonnay from grand cru vineyards in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, this Salon displays marked chalky terroir undertones, levitating these aromas brilliantly.
Impeccable Ageing Potential: A Collector's Delight
In the glass, the 1997 Champagne Brut Blanc de Blanc from Salon pours a stunning deep gold sheen, hinting at the wine's formidable ageing potential. Beyond its resplendent golden hue, it offers an energetic play of fine bubbles combined with creamy lemon and apple tart flavours.
The indelible charm of this vintage lies in its refined acidity balanced with mature richness, making it a compelling addition to any wine investment portfolio. This harmonious symphony ends with a penetratingly mineral and long-lasting finish, making every sip a testament to the impeccable craftsmanship of Salon.
At two decades old, this fine wine is beginning to unfold its full potential. Each sip leaves you desiring more - a testament to its immense complexity and classic elegance. Truly, this 1997 Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs from Salon is one of the most intriguing champagnes that the House of Salon has ever produced —a priceless gem for investors who cherish timeless elegance poured into a glass.
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