Aromas, Bursting Flavours, Top Pick – Blue Label Bubbly Priced From $60
The Nicolas Feuillatte Reserve Exclusive Brut Champagne is the epitome of elegance and culture. Open a bottle for pre-dinner drinks and explore the divine and harmonious flavours of Côte des Blancs. With an affordable mid-range price of $60 a bottle, this is a great choice for celebrations and ceremonies.
The Brut from Nicolas Feuillatte is one of our team’s favourites and is very popular among our clientele. Before we get into tasting notes, let us take you on a journey. Let’s visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed region of Champagne vineyards and learn about Nicolas Feuillatte.
High-Quality Champagne for All
Nicolas Feuillatte’s mission is to create high-quality drinking champagne that is accessible to everyone(*1). Making this a reality has been a long-held passion. Part of the way Nicolas Feuillatte does this is to offer exceptional wine at an affordable rate.
Did you know that Nicolas Feuillatte was a part-time Sydneysider? During his 87 years, the Frenchman divided his time between France and Sydney! Before he inherited vineyards from his family, he imported coffee and chocolate(*2).
Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars – UNESCO World Heritage Site
In 2015, the poetic hillsides, houses and cellars of the Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne region were listed as a World Heritage site(*3).
The primary sites in north-east France include(*3):
• Côte des Blancs near the Marne Valley.
• Hautvillers vineyards in Marne.
• The city of Aÿ in Marne.
• Mareuil-sur-Aÿ in Marne.
• Hill of Saint-Nicaise in Rheims.
• Avenue de Champagne in Épernay (known as the capital of Champagne).
• Fort Chabrol (Practical School of Viticulture) in Épernay.
Nicolas Feuillatte and 4,500 Growers Across the Champagne Region
Over 4,500 different sustainable growers across the Champagne region pour their hearts into every bottle of Nicolas Feuillatte(*1,4,8). Together, the co-operative of growers is known as the Centre Vinicole – Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte.
The iconic brand’s unique growing model draws on and showcases the unique characteristics of each parcel of land. Nicolas Feuillatte is the third-largest producer of Champagne in France, producing 24 million bottles a year(*5,6). This massive co-operative of growers span 2250 hectares and includes 300 villages! Moet and Chandon also source some of their bottles from the Nicolas Feuillatte co-op(*6).
Entice Your Senses With a Unique Brut Champagne
Experience the number one Champagne in France wherever you are(*6). Whether you are by the pool, at an engagement party, bringing in the new year, or want to give a retirement gift that can be savoured. Nicolas Feuillatte’s Brut Champagne offers a unique sensory experience unlike any other. Expect nothing less than a light, fresh and vibrant Champagne from Nicolas Feuillatte.
ENCHANTING – POETIC – LUXURIOUS – ELEGANT – MADE WITH HEART
Tasting Notes for Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne
Reminiscent of the house style, this Brut exudes balance and finesse(*7).
Blend: 20% Chardonnay which adds elegance and finesse. 40% Pinot Noir for roundness and structure. 40% Pinot Meunier for fruitiness (apple, citrus, and raspberry) and softness(*1,5).
Aroma: Crisp apricot and juicy pear, notes of honey, wild strawberries and white chocolate(*1,7,8).
Flavour: Expressive stone fruit characteristics(*1).
Palate: Complex, with delicate bubbles (which are improved with ageing)(*8).
Finish: Long, clean finish on the wine(*1).
Serving Temperature: Serve at room temperature for a sweeter taste or chilled for more tartness(*6).
Food Pairing: Serve as an aperitif or pair with food. Nicolas Feuillatte recommends pairing this iconic Champagne with salmon, chicken or vegetables(*8).
Enjoy the Moment with Nicolas Feuillatte
This champagne offers exceptional value for money. Do not miss out on securing your bottle – order online, by phone (02 9798 7282) or come into the Summer Hill store.
References *1. Summer Hill Wine Shop. Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne Reserve Exclusive Brut Price. YouTube video. 2021. *2. Nicolas Feuillatte. The Company. 2021. *3. United Nations Environmental, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars. 2021. *4. The Uncorked Vegan. Champagne: Nicolas Feuillatte NV is Vegan-Friendly. 2019. *5. Hooke, H. Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne is No.1 in France for Good Reason. 2014. *6. Summer Hill Wine Shop. Nicolas Feuillatte Reserve Exclusive Brut Champagne France. 2021. *7. Nicolas Feuillatte. Réserve Exclusive Brut - "Blue Label". 2021.