Laurent Perrier Grand Siècle

Cuvee: Brut Non-Vintage
Vintage: Multi-Vintage
Launched in 1959, Grand Siècle is Laurent-Perrier’s Prestige Cuvee, the prime example of the House’s exacting standards and know-how. Its unique style combining finesse, power and balance in the outcome of blending the very best grapes from the most prestigious crus in wines from the best Laurent-Perrier vintage years. Grand Siècle expresses the quintessence of champagne and French refinement.Grand Siècle is made with a Pinot Noir and Chardonnay blend, with the latter being slightly dominant. Twelve of the most prestigious villages supply these grapes; all of them classified at 100% Grands Crus such as Ambonnay, Verzenay, Mailly, Avize, Cramant, Chouilly and Le Mesnil-sur-Oger. Within the vineyards of these villages, the grapes for Grand Siècle are sourced from twelve of Champagne's finest Grand Cru vineyards, including Ambonnay, Avize, Cramant and Le Mesnil-sur-Oger and the blend is Chardonnay (50%), Pinot Noir (50%). The blended wine is then aged during the second fermentation on the yeast for approximately five years. Tasting notes Eye Bright color, with a brilliant yellow hue. Its subtle aromas of honey, hazelnuts, grilled almonds and brioche, make this the perfect companion for refined dishes. Nose Honeyed, nutty aromas with hints of almonds and freshly baked brioche. Very forward, yet continues to open for quite some time in the glass. Palate Round and rich, with an amazing dichotomy of complex elegance and power. Food pairing Versatile in its complexity, the intensity of Grand Siècle makes it a wonderful match with any dish containing truffles or mushrooms. Firm and well-matured cheeses such as Cantal and Beaufort also offer opulent pairing opportunities.  
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