This Millésime was composed of 11 crus, including the vineyards that form the corner stones of the house style - Oger, Avize, Vertus and Cramant for Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir from Mailly and Ambonnay.
59% Pinot Noir , 41% Chardonnay
2006 experienced an exceptionally hot and sunny June and July with grapes in fine condition but a damp August left producers fearful of under-ripeness. Fortunately, warm, bright conditions in September redressed the balance. The resulting wines are supple and expressive.
Charles Heidsieck is one of the most admired Champagne houses thanks to the unrivalled and consistently high quality of its wines. Founded in 1851 by the man who would become known as ‘Champagne Charlie’, this family-owned house is the smallest of the Grandes Marques. Their size, and commitment to excellence, has been underpinned by a winemaking team that between them have been named 'Sparkling Winemaker of the Year' at the International Wine Challenge 15 times.
In the press
Gold - International Wine Challenge 2019
Silver - Decanter World Wine Awards 2018
Gold - International Wine Challenge 2018