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Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial

Australia is blessed with summer during the festive season and what better way to get festive with bubbles than to sip on the first-ever champagne made to be served on ice.

Moet & Chandon ICE IMPERIAL
Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial

Champagne house Moët & Chandon has created Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial, a sweeter style of champagne with fine bubbles that is meant to be enjoyed with plenty of ice. Presented in elegant white, Moët Ice Impérial is made up primarily of Pinot Noir (40-50%), which gives it structure and intensity, Pinot Meunier (30-40%) for a richer mouthfeel and Chardonnay (10-20%) which adds a touch of sharp acidity and a refreshing finish.

Moët & Chandon recommend enjoying it over a lot of ice with a sprig of mint, a zest of lime or white grapefruit, or a few cardamom seeds. It drinks equally well without ice provided it’s very chilled which highlights the full fruity flavour.

About the author

Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is a drinks writer, author of GROW YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GARDEN, SHRUBS & BOTANICAL SODAS and founder/editor of Gourmantic, Cocktails & Bars and The Gourmantic Garden. She has been writing extensively about spirits, cocktails, bars and cocktail gardening in more recent years. She is a spirits and cocktail competition judge, Icons of Whisky Australia nominee, contributor to Diageo Bar Academy, cocktail developer and is named in Australian Bartender Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential List. Her cocktail garden was featured on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and has won several awards. She is a contributor to Real World Gardener radio program and is featured in several publications including Pip Magazine, Organic Gardener, Australian Bartender and Breathe (UK). Read the full bio here.

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