billecart-salmon, blanc de blancs brut vintage 2004
VINOUS
94
JAMES SUCKLING
95

2004 billecart-salmon, blanc de blancs brut vintage

Why We're Buying

When you think of classic Champagne, you think of Billecart-Salmon Blanc de Blancs Brut Vintages. The bubbly beverage has dry fruit aromas with stone fruit at the center. This perfect partner for oysters and caviar is ready to drink on demand.

Critics Scores

VINOUS
94

Vinous

The 2004 Blanc de Blancs is impressive. Brioche, white stone fruits, smoke, chamomile, honey and wild flowers all blossom in a distinctly powerful, muscular Blanc de Blancs. Layers of flavor continue to build as the wine shows off its intense personality. The 2004 is a blend of fruit from Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Avize, Cramant and Chouilly.

JAMES SUCKLING
95

James Suckling

A big and rich blanc de blancs that shows an intense and layered character. Full and powerful Champagne with layers of fruit. It is so vivacious and long. Energetic. From Mesnil, Avize, Chouilly and Crémant. Needs a year or two more to soften

WINE ENTHUSIAST
95

Wine Enthusiast

This is a superb Blanc de Blancs that boasts great minerality, texture and intense fruit flavor. It’s a finely structured wine, now approaching maturity with its apple, citrus and green pear notes. Lingering in the mouth, it is a beautifully long-lasting, pure wine. Drink until 2018 and probably beyond.

WINE SPECTATOR
92

Wine Spectator

Toasted brioche and pastry cream notes are rich and smoky in this elegant Champagne, riding the refined mousse with flavors of white peach and candied kumquat. The spiced finish is ripe and balanced. Drink now through 2025.