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Billecart Salmon Blanc de Blancs NV 750ml

James Suckling-Champagne, France - "",,,This has bright ripe peaches and nectarines in addition to mangoes, lemons and - not to mention some background chalky aromas. The palate's a riot of fleshy and flavorsome chardonnay fruit with a helping of stone fruits and another of green mango flavors and...""

COUNTRY / STATE
REGION
APPELLATION
VARIETAL
Champagne, Blanc de Blancs
STYLE
Fresh
TASTE
Citrus, Peach
BODY
Medium-bodied
SKU
112880750-1

Billecart Salmon Blanc de Blancs NV 750ml

$79.99
Mix 6 For 10% Off
Expected to be in stock in March 2022
Sacramento (Arden)
Expected to be in stock in March 2022
Expected to be in stock in March 2022
Quantity
*Price, vintage and availability may vary by store.
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OVERVIEW

For centuries, French wines have set standards to inspire winemakers around the world. No other country has France’s long history of fine wine production, which has helped define wine styles around the world.

How significant is France in the world of wine? The most popular international grape varieties, from Chardonnay to Merlot to Cabernet Sauvignon, are native to France. In many years France produces (and consumes!) more wine than any other country. Its production and export of fine wines is unmatched.

The ancient Greeks were the first to take advantage of France’s potential for wine production, as they planted vines in their colonies along the Mediterranean coastline more than 2,500 years ago. After the Romans conquered Gaul in 51 B.C., they took vines and winemaking practices north across the land. In the following centuries, Christian monasteries became centers for viticulture, and their monks made pioneering advances in both winemaking and distilling. By the Middle Ages, the English had already recognized the excellence of wines of France, and while they controlled Bordeaux they expanded the region’s existing vineyards to supply the brand-new export market.