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Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial

Our Products: Champagnes > Non - Vintage Champagne

The love story began in 1745 when Louis XV’s favourite, The Marquise de Pompadour, who surrounded herself with the greatest artists and philosophers of the era, proclaimed that “champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking”. Some of the greatest women in history have contributed to the renown of Moët & Chandon champagne. Both Napoleon’s mother and his wife, Josephine, were its powerful proponents under the First Empire. Brut Impérial is a balanced assemblage of the three vine varieties disclosing a succession of elegant and harmonious sensations, a fresh maturity, supple and refined lines, inspiring well-being and an emotion which is appreciated and shared.

Pale yellow with shades of green. The aroma is subtely vinous, with a vine and lime blossom attack. The palate is delicate well-balanced; leaves behind a sense of harmony, mellowness. The Brut Impérial can readily be drunk from the aperitif to dessert.

  • Product Code: MH01MC
  • Grower: Moet Hennessy
  • Grape Variety: Chardonnay / Pinot Noir / Pinot Menier
  • Style: Mellow and Delicate
  • Country: France
  • Appellation: Champagne
  • Vintage: NV
  • Alchohol: 12% ABV
  • Case Size: Single
  • Bottle Size: 75cl

Vintage Rating on this wine was 89 (source: Wine Competition Award Wnners)


Closure: CORK

Alternative wine closures are substitute closures used in the wine industry for sealing wine bottles in place of traditional cork closures. The emergence of these alternatives has grown in response to quality control efforts by winemakers to protect against "cork taint" caused by the presence of the chemical trichloroanisole (TCA).

Screw caps or "Stelvin caps" are closures made only from aluminium material that threads onto the bottleneck. They are the predominant closure used by New Zealand wineries.[8][9] This can be attributed in part to the New Zealand screw cap initiative which promotes the use of screw caps instead of cork. Screw caps form a tighter seal and can keep out oxygen for a longer time than cork. These benefits aid in maintaining the wine's overall quality and aging potential.

Vino-Seal, or Vino-Lok, is a plastic/glass closure released by Alcoa. Since its introduction into the European market in 2003, over 300 wineries have utilized Vino-Seal. Using a glass stopper with an inert o-ring, the Vino-Seal creates a hermetic seal that prevents oxidation and TCA contamination.

Zork is an alternative wine closure that seals like a screw cap and pops like a cork. The Zork closure consists of three parts; an outer cap providing a tamper evident clamp that locks onto the band of a standard cork mouth bottle, an inner metal foil which provides an oxygen barrier similar to a screw cap, and an inner plunger which creates the ‘pop’ on extraction and reseals after use.

The traditional crowned bottle cap has been used in the sparkling wine industry as a closure during the bottle fermentation process (méthode traditionnelle). Normally the cap is replaced with a cork before shipping, though recently some producers are releasing wines using the crown cap as their closure.

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