CHAMPAGNE NICOLAS FEUILLATTE GRAPHIC ICE BLANC AND ROSÉ SPLENDIDLY SHOWCASED DEMI-SEC CHAMPAGNES FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON
Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, the number one selling Champagne in France and the third biggest-selling Champagne brand in the world, recently released two splendidly showcased demi-sec Champagnes for festive season enjoyment – Graphic Ice Blanc and Graphic Ice Rosé.
Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Graphic Ice Blanc and Graphic Ice Rosé are generous and fruity with a satisfying touch of sweetness perfectly balanced with refreshing acidity. The eye-catching metallic packaging was specially designed to sparkle around the clock: to reflect the rays of the sun and to glimmer in the dark of the night.
Appearance: Beautiful pale gold colour with a persistent ribbon of delicate bubbles.
Nose: Fresh, floral and peachy on the nose with a touch of roasted nuts and notes of honey.
Palate: Round and creamy with hints of yellow stone fruits and citrus, with a lively mousse imparting freshness to a lingering finish.
Appearance: Delicate coral pink colour with a fine persistent mousse.
Nose: Tempting aromas of black cherry and summer berries.
Palate: Round and creamy with flavours of cherry, raspberry and strawberry, a velvety mousse and a smooth pleasing finish.
RETAIL PRICES: Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Graphic Ice Blanc and Rosé, splendidly showcased in their silver and pink metallic attire, are available nationally at fine wine retailers at approximately R700 and R840 respectively (750ml bottle).
CHAMPAGNE NICOLAS FEUILLATTE – THE MAN AND THE BRAND
Nicolas Feuillatte, the man behind the brand, was a Paris-born New York entrepreneur, international jetsetter, and socialite with friends in high places the world over. He made his first fortune as a coffee merchant in New York and went on to make his second by creating his own brand of Champagne in 1976. Often found in the company of the who’s who of society, he decided that the Nicolas Feuillatte brand must in the first instance be able to satisfy the most discerning of palates, in order to also satisfy a wider audience. The Champagne he created was elegant and sophisticated and an immediate hit with an exceptional group of A-listers, amongst them Jackie Kennedy-Onassis and Lauren Bacall. With his celebrity connections, Feuillatte’s Champagne quickly became popular in the US, to the extent that supply was soon unable to match demand. To expand production, he teamed up with a collection of growers based in Epernay and the brand began its miraculous rise through the ranks of the Champagne greats to compete at the very top, selling more than 10 million bottles of Champagne a year. Nicolas Feuillatte, the French entrepreneur behind the remarkably successful Champagne that bears his name, died at the age of 88, in August 2014, in the same week as his close friend and actress Lauren Bacall.