Everything You Need to Know about the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne

Author: Nicole Adler   Date Posted:29 June 2017 

One of the most popular products inside the Australian Christmas hampers of the Hamper Emporium is a bottle of Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial; this is not a surprise, because this champagne is considered amongst the best in the world. Do you wish to learn more about the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne inside our Australian Christmas hampers?

What Is the Assemblage of the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV?

There are many things that make the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial inside our Australian Christmas hampers special, but one of the main reasons why people obtain Australian Christmas hampers with this champagne is undoubtedly the assemblage.

The assemblage of the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial is a result of using more than a hundred different wines. Out of all the wines, approximately 20% to 30% are exquisite reserve wines, which certainly has contributed to the class, sophistication and excellent assemblage of the wine.

Thanks to the use of reserve wines, and some of the finest grapes in the French champagne region, the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne certainly has a lot of maturity and constancy, but also a wonderful complexity that appeals to many champagne lovers and connoisseurs.

The unique assemblage of the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne is mainly delivered by pinot noir and pinot meunier grapes. 30% to 40% pinot noir grape varieties give the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial an excellent body, while the 30% to 40% pinot noir grapes give the wine more flexibility and subtleness; this is the quality that enables the champagne to be liked by many consumers. Of course, the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne also has 20% to 30% chardonnay grapes, which adds a touch of elegance and finesse to the blend.

How Could You Describe the Bouquet and the Palate of the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne?

Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV has one of the most elegant bouquets where champagnes are concerned. The golden straw appearance of this champagne is complemented by the vibrant bouquet, which has a lot of intensity thanks to the presence of green apple, citrus and white flowers.

True champagne lovers will detect more unique notes in the bouquet of this champagne. In addition to the fruity notes, this champagne also has some blond notes of brioche, cereal and fresh nuts. So, even champagne lovers who like their champagne a little more complex will appreciate this unique bouquet.

Of course, the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne also has the exquisite palate to match the wonderful bouquet. The generous palate of the Moet & Chandon Champagne features a lot of white-fleshed fruit; this includes hints of pear, peach and apple. These hints are then beautifully complemented with citrus and gooseberry in the finish.

The last remarkable thing about the palate of the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV Champagne is the delicate and fine bubble. While most champagnes have a fine bubble, you have not experienced a true fine bubble unless you have tried the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial.

What Food Pairings Are Suitable for the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial?

Since the Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial NV is so wonderfully versatile, it is no surprise that consumers can combine this exquisite champagne with a lot of different foods.

To get some excellent food pairings, the champagne house of Moet & Chandon recommends using ingredients such as sushi, scallops, oysters, white fish, white meats and white fruits. When in doubt, you can also visit the Moet & Chandon website to get some mood & food pairings. The mood & food pairing section gives consumers some excellent suggestions for special occasions, so if you are not sure how to serve this champagne with a gourmet meal, you will find some excellent suggestions there.

What Can You Tell Me About the Moet & Chandon Champagne House?

The Moet & Chandon Champagne House has been delivering the most exquisite champagnes for 270 years. However, there is more to it than that, because one of the founders of the champagne house – Jean-Remy Moet, was the person who would introduce the world to the excellence of champagne.

Moet & Chandon has always been run by a team of visionaries, who put true passion in every champagne release. The champagne house owns numerous vineyards, estates and champagne cellars, where the optimal quality of the champagne is guaranteed. If you have a keen interest in champagne and how it is made, you could take the time to visit one of the Moet & Chandon cellars in France. One of their champagne cellars that is open to the public is their wine cellar in Epernay.

The Epernay champagne cellar is quite special, because it reaches up to 30 metres underneath the chalky French soil. The Epernay cellar is also one of the largest cellars in the French champagne region, stretching out to a whopping 28 kilometres. Tours are scheduled regularly in this construction marvel, so if you ever find yourself in France, it is certainly a place to visit.

Naturally, when you visit any of the champagne cellars of the Moet & Chandon champagne house, you also get to try some of their finest champagnes. It is an experience you cannot miss out on, just like the Moet & Chandon champagnes in our finest gourmet hampers!

Where Can I Find Moet & Chandon Champagnes at the Hamper Emporium?

There are many gift hampers at the Hamper Emporium that will provide your recipient with a wonderful bottle of Moet & Chandon champagne; this includes the Moet & Gourmet Nibbles Hamper, the Champagne Celebration Hamper and the Premium Office Share Gift Basket.

Do you want to discover other champagnes at the Hamper Emporium? Then, be sure to head over to our catalogue and look at some of the other options; this includes our Veuve Clicquot, Bollinger and Piper-Heidsieck!