Seller: grower_champagne (158) 100%, Location: Victoria, Ships to: AU, Item: 151883610598 Brand: Imported French Champagne, Volume: 750mL, Quantity: 1, Grape Variety: Pinot Noir / Chardonnay, Country: France, Era: 2000s, Details: Our MissionPersonally source the best value undiscovered cuvees to come out of the Champagne vineyards of France.No ordinary Bottle-O: At David Donald Champagnes we stock many unique & exclusive champagnes you simply won't find anywhere else.Deliver that something special to your door step anywhere in Australia. See the article by James Halliday in the Weekend Australian, where he talks David Donald Champagnes and samples some of what we have to offer here Know Your ChampagneThe Champagne region is one of the most exciting today, with a bevy of small producers creating flavours giving a greater expression of style and place.A prime focus - and a personal passion - are the members of an elite group of grower-producers known as the 'Club Trésors de Champagne' or 'Special Club', which was founded in 1971. Currently consisting of 28 producers, all member wines undergo a rigorous selection before release and are the pinnacle of what they can produce.To become a 'Special Club' release requires the absolute best and is a guarantee of excellence. There are good Champagnes... There are great Champagnes... And then there is the Special Club... Find out more here Product Details Traditionally non-vintage champagnes were the best expression of a house style. A vintage wine however should reflect all the personality, spirit and circumstances of each particular year interpreted by each producer’s unique, individual style. Champagne has the most marginal climate of all wine producing regions. No two vintages are ever the same and each year it is these varying conditions that can make champagne so fascinating. Historically vintage champagnes were only produced three or four times a decade. These days’ vintage champagnes are produced much more regularly. It may be due to better viticulture, perhaps global warming, but it seems we can now enjoy the experience much more frequently. Description"This Special Club release is produced from the oldest vines on the Hébrart estate which vary between 40-50 years old. Its composition is 60% Pinot Noir from Mareuil-sur-Aÿ and 40% Chardonnay from the Grand Cru terroir of Chouilly. Jean-Paul Hébrart summed up the special qualities of the vintage: elegance, amplitude, minerality, purity and extreme persistence. It is perhaps not as delineated as their brilliant effort from 2008,but it is plump, lush and giving sheer pleasure right now and is a worthy, commendable successor. It has depth, weight and power yet still retains elegance and poise. Great effort and another winner from Jean-Paul."95pts – David DonaldAdditional InformationVintage2009RegionChampagneAlcohol Vol12 - 14%Volume750mLCase Size1 Bottle PaymentIf paying by bank deposit, please leave your ebay username in the description so that your payment may be readily identified. ShippingHow long will it take for my order to be processed?Your order will be processed within 1 business day and sent direct to you by courier. Can I track my delivery online?Yes, we will provide you with tracking information and updates on the progress of your order. How long will it take my purchase to arrive?Your champagne will typically arrive at your door step in 3 to 10 days, depending on location. Who can accept my delivery?A signature is required on all deliveries and the recipient must be older than 18 years of age. If there is any doubt about the age of the recipient on delivery, our delivery drivers are obliged to request some form of photographic ID. If appropriate ID is unable to be produced then the delivery will be returned to the courier depot. What happens if I enter the wrong address?It is your responsibility to verify you have entered the correct delivery address. If the address provided is incorrect, any extra freight or replacement costs will be charged to you. What places will we not deliver to?We do not deliver under any circumstances to any of the following Dry Area locations:Aurukun Postcode – 4871Bamaga Postcode – 4876Cherbourg Postcode – 4605Doomadgee Postcode – 4830Hope Vale Postcode – 4895Injinoo Postcode – 4876Kowanyama Postcode – 4871Lockhart Postcode – 4871Mapoon Postcode – 4874Mornington Island Postcode – 4871Napranum Postcode – 4874New Mapoon Postcode – 4876Palm Island Postcode – 4816Pormpuraaw Postcode – 4871Seisia Postcode – 4876Umagico Postcode – 4876Woorabinda Postcode – 4713WujalWujal Postcode – 4895Yarrabah Postcode – 4871 Returns & Customer SupportIt is our passion to bring you the very best champagne has to offer and David has made it his life's work to study, educate and share his journey of discovery. If however, you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, then please contact us at your earliest convenience to resolve the matter. We are always available to assist and you can contact us either be email or post (7 days a week; 9AM to 9PM). Email Address:enquiries@DDChampagnes.com.au Postal Address:David Donald ChampagnesP.O. Box 215Seville, Victoria 3139 DisclaimerLiquor Licence No 36134734David Donald Champagnes encourages intelligent enjoyment of excellent Champagne.NSW Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. VIC WARNING Victoria Liquor Control Reform Act 1998: It is an offence to supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years (penalty exceeds $7,000), for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase or receive liquor (penalty exceeds $600). WA WARNING: Under the Liquor Control Act 1988, it is an offence: to sell or supply liquor to a person under the age of 18 years on licensed or regulated premises; or for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase, or attempt to purchase, liquor on licensed or regulated premises. SA Liquor Licensing Act 1997, Section 113: Liquor must NOT be supplied to persons under 18. QLD Liquor Act 1992: It is an offence to supply liquor to a person under the age of 18.Copyright © 2015 David Donald Champagnes, All rights reserved.