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COURMAS

RION SIMON

RION SIMONOur family domain of 2.14 ha extends entirely on the terroir of Courmas, a small village located in the area of the small Montagne de Reims, 10 km southwest of Reims, on the Champagne road. Since 2007, I represent the 4th generation, and thus succeeds my father Pascal Rion. More than a profession, a passion, I bring my know-how as well as my ideas on the vine work as well as on the oenology. I have developed an environmentally friendly viticulture with 100% mechanical soil cultivation and I hope to obtain the High Environmental Value (HVE) and Sustainable Viticulture in Champagne (VDC) labels in May 2020. I now propose 6 cuvées in a volume that remains confidential since we draw about 9950 bottles including 1000 bottles for the Blanc de blancs, 800 for the Blanc de noirs and 1000 for the Eclat 2 Grape varieties. The last vintages come from the heart of the cuvée at the time of harvest like the cuvée Eclat 2 Grape varieties, a perfect balance between its 2 grape varieties (50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot noir), the Blanc de blancs where we find the finesse of the 100% Chardonnay typical of our terroir, and the Blanc de noirs 80% Pinot noir and 20% Meuniers malo partial extra brut (4 g/l). Discover new vintages that will come out in 3 to 4 years, vinified and aged in oak barrels without filtration.

Adresse :


Rion Simon

3 bis, rue des Auches 51390 COURMAS
+3367500491
E-mail : champagne.rionsimon@gmail.com
Topfrenchwines website : www.topfrenchwines.com/champagnesimonrion
Personal website : www.champagne-simon-rion.fr



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Vintages in sale
Eclat 2 Cépages, Blanc de Noirs, Blanc de Blancs, Version Originel, Rosé, Réserve (late disgorging of the Original 8 years minimum on latte)
Established
2007
Average annual
9 950 bottles
Surface
2.14 ha
Vine Age
27 years
Soil and exposure
Clay-limestone soils and southwest exposure
Grape Variety
Meuniers, Pinot noir and Chardonnay
Winemaking
Vinification in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks for 8 months. Malolactic fermentation is total except on our Blanc de noirs Extra brut where it is partial (20% without malo). Some of our wines like Blanc de blancs and Blanc de noirs are not filtered. Next comes a dairy farm, from 3 years for the youngest to 10 for the oldest vintages.
Characteristics
Our Champagne takes its complexity and its roundness from our clay terroir, we always work it so that the mouth is balanced.
Wine and food pairing
Eclat 2 Cépages: turbot, lobster. Blanc de noirs: pan-fried Saint-Jacques, sole meunière, supreme of poultry, poularde de Bresse. Blanc de blancs: carpaccio of Saint-Jacques with citrus fruits
Prices
19.50 € to 35 €

REFERENCES

References in France
Restaurants La Fontaine des Saveurs in Le Mans, Le Préambulles in Royan
Others references
Hachette des Vins Guide 2017 (1 star), 2018 (2 stars) and 2019, gold medal at the Concours de Lyon and Best Wine of the Competition 2019, Gilbert and Gaillard 2019 gold medals 2 cuvées
National and export sales (%)
France : 60 - Export : 40
Main trading partners
Luxembourg, Italy, Belgium
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