Henriot Millesime Brut 2008
Henriot Millesime Brut 2008
Henriot Millesime Brut 2008

Henriot Millesime Brut 2008

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“Sparkling Winemaker of the year” in 2015 & 2016 - “Len Evans trophy for 5 year consistency” in 2018 - International Wine Challenge

Founded in 1808 by Apolline Henriot, Champagne Henriot is one of these rare, independent Champagne houses that has been owned by a steady line of the same family since the beginning. The Henriot style is known for wines that strikingly combine refined elegance and freshness with aromatic complexity, with Chardonnay always in the limelight.

One of the keys to Henriot's consistency is the quality of their Grand Cru and Premier Cru vineyard supplies in particular from the Côte des Blancs and the Montagne de Reims, which form the core of their aromatic, balanced and long-lived Champagnes.

Rating: 95 Points by Wine Enthusiast

Tasting Note: Packed with fruit while hinting at mature toastiness, this wine is now in perfect balance. Its white fruits are from half-and-half Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, shot through with acidity while having a ripe character. Rich while also crisp, it is ready to drink.

Henriot 家族自 16 世紀起就居於法國香檳區,到了 1808 年正式成立 Champagne Henriot 這個品牌,其堅強的實力一直是 Cote des Blancs 首屈一指的葡萄園。目前擁有 25 公頃的葡萄園,分別位於 Chouilly, Avize 和 Épernay。

Henriot 對葡萄園相當重視,每年九月中至十月中的收成期,以人工採收並嚴格篩選葡萄。風格以高比例的夏多內 (Chardonnay)為核心,展現出清新、優雅的不凡風味。
香檳裝瓶之後,皆靜置在 Reims 區 Callo-Roman18 公尺深、溫度為 11℃、濕度為 98% 的天然石灰岩酒窖裡,讓香檳緩慢熟成,時間幾乎都是法定年限的兩倍,因此讓香檳得以琢磨出最巔峰的風味。