Charles Heidsieck Champagne
Charles Heidsieck's grand-uncle founded the Champagne Heidsieck et Cie House and he grew up in the midst of grapes, loved by his mother, Emilie Henriot, and his sisters, in a family ruled by Reims traditions and Prussian rigour. Charles became a traveller and free-spirited, smooth-talking gentleman entrepreneur, focused on his champagne business. With his distinguished charm and knack for business, he captivated America, becoming a prominent figure of fashionable society in just a few months.Thanks to his easy-going nature, elegance and breeding, Charles focused on making a name for himself and for his champagne - Champagne Charlie.
The wines represent a world of elegance and indulgence each having its own personality, its own generous tone. The fresh elegance of Chardonnay. The structure of Pinot Noir. The generosity of Meunier.Amongst the House treasures, pride of place for the wine-making team lies in an incredible number of wines that have patiently been put aside for reserve. Selected and set aside for their aromatic potential, these wines are destined to play a role in the blending of a Charles Heidsieck champagne. A Brut Réserve cuvée contains a large proportion of reserve wines (40%), representing an average of 10 years of ageing. A blend pledging an unparalleled texture, a signature of the Charles style.Time represents a 4th varietal for the Charles Heidsieck House.