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Best Quality Thanksgiving Pop From France to Enjoy With Your Loved Ones

Celebrate Thanksgiving with BESSERAT de BELLEFON Réserve Collection 1986, a winner at the London Wine Competition and a top recommendation to enjoy with your friends and family.

If you're celebrating Thanksgiving with your family and looking for something truly special to raise a toast to, consider indulging in our London Wine Competition Gold-winning champagne—BESSERAT de BELLEFON Réserve Collection 1986. This outstanding choice proudly holds the title of 'Best Wine of The Year' by Quality.

Hailing from the enchanting Épernay, France, this Champagne house, established in 1843, brings more than just a taste; it introduces a harmonious blend of tradition and excellence, adding richness to your holiday table with every pour.

A true standout at the 2023 London Wine Competition, the Reserve Collection 1986 not only captured hearts and earned the 'Best Wine of the Year' title but also claimed the esteemed recognition of 'Best in the Show by Country.' With an impressive score of 96 Points, it goes beyond being just Champagne; it transforms into an expedition—a captivating and immersive experience that radiates finesse.

Tasting Notes: Beautiful gold colour, bubbles are still present. Nose is intense, developing, notes of quince, tropical compote, mango, honey, camomile, toffee, smoke, hazelnut. Palate is fresh, balanced, complex and pleasant finish.

The vintage champagne goes great with tasty Squab and mushroom skewers and a juicy Slow-roast leg of lamb, making them the best choices for a delicious Thanksgiving meal.

So, make your Thanksgiving even more special by adding a taste of excellence from this London Wine Competition award-winning gem. It's a simple way to bring an extra layer of celebration to your cherished moments with your loved ones.

Witness Salvatore Castano, the On Trade Advisor & Assistant Wine Buyer at Friarwood Fine Wine and the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa ASI 2021 shares insights on BESSERAT de BELLEFON Réserve Collection 1986. Hear him express his appreciation for the remarkable vintage from 1986.

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The 2024 London Wine Competition results are out! View the list of winners here.

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