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Heidsieck Monopole Brut Blue Top

$29.95
Year: NV
Region: Champagne
Country: France
Wine Spectator: 90
International Wine Cellar: 88
Sparkling Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 12.0%
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STILL AN OUTSTANDING VALUE AT OUR PRICE FOR FINE FRENCH CHAMPAGNE (IS THERE ANY OTHER?)

"A rich, smoky base of roasted walnut and toasted coconut underscores this subtle version. Lightly creamy in texture and well-balanced, with juicy acidity backing hints of glazed apricot, crème de cassis and grated ginger. Drink now through 2018. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 8,000 cases imported. –AN" (WS)

"($35) (70% pinot noir, 20% chardonnay and 10% pinot meunier): Light yellow-gold. Ripe pear and strawberry aromas and flavors, along with notes of sweet butter and honey. Fleshy and open-knit, showing a supple texture and good finishing cling. Easygoing and seamless Champagne that has the heft to work with richer foods." (IWC)

I’ve been on a major Champagne kick lately and it seems like anything with the word “Heidsieck” on the label is really good. In the last month, I’ve had Piper-Heidsieck, Charles Heidsieck and Heidsieck and Co, all in the $25-30 range and all fantastic values. This got me thinking about about how three different Champagne houses could have the same name, so I did some research on the Interweb’s #1 source of sometimes accurate information (Wikipedia), and here’s what I came up with:

Charles Heidsieck (of Charles Heidsieck) was the son of Charles-Henri Heidsieck (a Champagne merchant) who was the nephew of Florens-Louis Heidsieck (of Piper-Heidsieck) and the cousin of Pierre Auguste Heidsieck (of Heidsieck and Co Monopole). Got it?

Now that you know who founded Heidsieck and Co., you’re probably wondering how it tastes. It tastes exactly as Champagne should; dry, slightly woody, with nice citrus notes. What make this special is the texture, which is particularly creamy, making this Champagne more comparable to those in the $50 price range. Of all the Champagne I’ve enjoyed recently, this is probably my favorite under $30, though you really can’t go wrong with any of the Heidsiecks.

You don’t need a reason to drink Champagne any more than other fizz-free wines, so buy it up and enjoy! You can bet I am. (Nickel and Dime)
 
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