Champagne Salon

Regarded as one of the very best champagnes on the market today, Champagne Salon started out as a venture by a man named Aimé Salon who wanted to create a unique kind of champagne from one kind of grape variety (Chardonnay), in a blanc de blanc style from one vintage with no blending at all. Salon believed that if he gave enough time for the wine to develop, it would result in a phenomenal wine, and he was right. His 1911 'Grand Vin Nature du Mesnil' was the first blanc de blanc champagne to be released in 1921. The grapes used to make the champagne are from the commune Le Mesnil-sur-Oger in the Côte des Blancs subregion of Champagne, and from one hectare of Salon’s own garden. The vintages of Salon are usually kept for 10 + years before being released, and no more than 60,000 bottles are produced in each vintage. Today, the house of Salon is headed by Didier Depond, along with its sister brand, Champagne Delamotte.
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  1. SALON CUVEE 'S' BLANC DE BLANCS 2004
    98 points - Wine Enthusiast Clean and lively on the attack, the wine’s intense freshness and minerality deliver on its aromatic promise – an impressive nose with notes of minerals, gunflint, stones, smoked tea, just a touch of mint. Redolent of ... Learn More
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  2. SALON CUVEE 'S' BLANC DE BLANCS 2006
    100 points Wine Enthusiast! Notes of white flowers, citrus zest, lightly toasted brioche. Then the glass fills with autumnal tones, fresh hazelnuts, praline, dried apricot, ripe yellow fruits. A romantic of the highest order, Salon 2006 embodies the carefree spirit of youth, ... Learn More
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  3. SALON CUVEE 'S' BLANC DE BLANCS 2007
    99 points - Wine Enthusiast. Salon 2007 is immediately appealing with its pale shades, cool blonde tones glistening with lemon and green. The bubbles are fine, quick, the very essence of Salon 2007. In the glass, aromas of lemon, lime, yuzu, then green ... Learn More
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  4. SALON 'CUVEE S' BLANC DE BLANCS 1999
    Brioche, white bread, white blossom, white fruit and bitter almond flavours are still developing. The middle palate and aftertaste are crystalline and it has a lingering finish with hints of citrus. Champagne Salon is a masterpiece of complexity, created for ... Learn More
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  5. SALON 'CUVEE S' BLANC DE BLANCS GRAND CRU 2007
    The fruit sourced for Salon comes from approximately 19 crus (or vineyard plots) from the grand cru village of Les Mesnil Sur Oger. This village is considered by growers as 'the serious one' in terms of fruit expression and the champagne ... Learn More
  6. SALON 'CUVEE S' BLANC DE BLANCS GRAND CRU 2002
    The fruit sourced for Salon comes from approximately 19 crus (or vineyard plots) from the grand cru village of Les Mesnil Sur Oger. This village is considered by growers as 'the serious one' in terms of fruit expression and the champagne ... Learn More
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  7. SALON 'CUVEE S' BLANC DE BLANCS 1995
    Salon 1995 Champagne is pale yellow in colour, almost evanescent; it is fine and structured, with fine, regular bubbles, both lively and robust, a characteristic, complex nose with heady aromas of white flowers, honeysuckle, jasmine and orange blossom, developing gradually towards ... Learn More
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  8. SALON 'CUVEE S' BLANC DE BLANCS 1996
    The 1996 vintage is comparable to the legendary 1928, one of the greatest vintages in Champagne history. With fine, active bubbles, it has both the electricity and impertinence of youth, yet shows complexity and layers of aromas. On the palate, Salon Le ... Learn More
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  9. SALON 'CUVEE S' BLANC DE BLANCS 1990
    97 points - Wine Spectator The nose is an aromatic explosion of lime, spices and candied oranges. With its wonderfully floral quality, it radiates freshness. So much so that as it develops it acquires a sweetness which envelops us and carries ... Learn More
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  10. CHAMPAGNE SALON 2008 MIXED 7 BOTTLE CASE
    Salon - the original Blanc de Blancs Champagne, the pioneer and icon of a style for all time. An exercise in precision, Salon is as uncompromising as it is enthralling. The legacy and achievement of one man, the idiosyncratic Eugè ... Learn More
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