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Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial NV

Top 10 Barbecue Wines 2010

Moet Chandon Nectar Imperial NV, on our list of the Top 10 Barbecue Wines


Moët & Chandon Nectar Impèrial NV
Champagne, France

Approximately 200 individual crus make up this cuvée, which is a special assemblage of the three grape varieties built around the structure of Pinot Noir. The traditional proportions for Nectar Impèrial are: 50-60 per cent Pinot Noir; 20-30 per cent Pinot Meunier; 10 per cent Chardonnay; and 10-20 per cent vins de reserve. The resulting Champagne offers rich expression of ripe exotic fruits with hints of honey and exhibits strong fruitiness with a smooth finish. Its subtle sweetness makes this sparkler a perfect pairing for grilled peaches at a BBQ.

Rating: 14.5/20
Price: $40

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