THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME IN A TRUNK
Charles Heidsieck House invites you on a journey through time with a collection of 18 exceptional Brut Réserve bottles. These rare bottles have been resting in our cellars from 1986 to 2018. Each cuvée has its own character, while expressing the House's unique style, the Charles style. Each of these bottles is a gastronomical journey in itself. We prepared the stages of the journey, but the travelling is up to you.
No treasure measures up to that of Time.
No treasure measures up to that of Time. For Charles Heidsieck, it represents the 4th grape variety. Time, which makes complex luscious and elegant aromas unfold and enhances the silky - almost creamy - texture of Charles Heidsieck wines.
Time, which the House has made an ally, going far beyond the AOP recommendations in terms of cellaring time and proportion of reserve wines to be used in producing its non-vintage Brut champagnes.
The ageing Time of our bottles on lees in our ancient cellars, excavated by the Romans and now listed on the UNESCO World Heritage site.
The cellaring Time of our exceptional blends, bottled by our Cellar Masters because they “sense” that the exceptional aromatic profile will produce a superb wine - a reflection as well of the weather conditions of the time.
And finally, the Time for tasting: a moment necessarily calm - even reverent, - according to our founder Charles Heidsieck.
So whether you are honouring a person, celebrating a special event or making it a special day just because you want to, it doesn’t matter... This collection of Charles Heidsieck fantastic cuvées will carry you through time and into the heart of your senses.
STEPHEN LEROUX, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF CHARLES HEIDSIECK
INTRODUCES YOU TO OUR "Mis En Cave" GIFT BOX.
THE CONCEPT OF ‘‘MIS EN CAVE’’
The Charles Heidsieck House was the very first to demonstrate the exceptional capacity of its multi-vintage Brut Réserve for aromatic development with the previously undisclosed importance of a year of cellaring. Charles Heidsieck thus paved the way to a world of fascinating comparative tastings. Depending on the year of cellaring, each wine develops a particular personality while remaining in line with the array of tastes that define the Charles Heidsieck style. This diversity of nuances over time is the result of the exceptional richness of the blending process and the emphasis on quality at each stage of production.Today, the House is pleased to continue with this heritage of tasting and to incorporate its earliest “mis en cave” in the Crayères Collection.