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AVENAY
CHAMPAGNE LAURENT-GABRIEL

In 1982, Daniel Laurent took over the family estate from his parents. His father used only a tiny part of his harvest for making his Champagne for a few friends and clients, the rest of the grapes being sold to traders. In Autumn 1982, Daniel decided to produce his own Champagne, with the assistance of his wife, and they registered their present trademark, "Champagne Laurent-Gabriel". The estate is a very small one, 2.5 hectares of vines producing about 18,000 bottles of Champagne per year. The vines are located in two places - 90% in Avenay Val d'Or, classified as a Premier Cru and Avize classified as a Grand Cru. Remarkable Champagne Grande Réserve brut, 75% Pinot noir, 20% Chardonnay, 5% Meunier, 2013 edition, 2012 blend and half reserve wine, it has a delicately golden hue, with discreet notes of honey, of nuts and rose, which combines freshness and structure, all in aromas. Le Champagne Réserve brut, 2015 edition, 2014 blend for half and vinified reserve wines type "solera", has notes of lime and apricot, well balanced, winey mouth with creamy touches. The Blanc de blancs brut, powerful and bouqueté, with delicate scents of rose and lemon, of a nervositosity in mouth certain, mixes structure and finesse, a Champagne of a beautiful finish on the palate, on lobster with basil or strawberry shortbread pie. Their Vintage 2002, 80% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay, resulting from a vinification without malolactic fermentation and without passing in the cold, aged 6 months in oak barrels, very pearly foam and very persistent, is a rich Champagne, all in the mouth, where one finds aromas of lemon and honey, fruity in the nose as in the mouth, distinguished. As for the Grand Rosé brut, edition 2015, white wine and red wine year 2014, it is of pretty moss, sweet as it should be, and gives off nuances of strawberry and spices, a Champagne of very beautiful tint, full-bodied and round at the same time, perfect, for example, on red mullet or beef carpaccio.


AY
CHAMPAGNE GOSSET

Family continuity precedes here. Today, Jean-Pierre Cointreau, in addition President of the National union of the liquor producers, take up his duties within the various entities of family Group and intend to undertake a perennial development of these two companies, Champagne Gosset and Cognac Frapin. For the history, Champagne Gosset, the oldest Wine House in Champagne: Aÿ 1584, was acquired by the family group Renaud-Cointreau (Domaine Frapin, in Cognac) in 1993. Side anecdote, let us stress that the traditional practice of stopping cork and fastening is maintained on certain large bottles, during ageing on slats. The “Gosset style” is thus specific to an art of living which, for more than four centuries, has been transmitted from generation to generation, combining a solid good sense with the elegance of the heart and spirit. It is a style resulting from an exceptional friable limestone soil supporting the optimal development of the vine and from a know-how to no one another similar. Odilon de Varine, cellar master with the same production line team since years, thus perpetuate the know-how and the Gosset style. Dynamic house, resolutely turned towards the future. The creation, in 1995, of the prestige cuvée Gosset Celebris will have been the highlight of this will to improve the quality dramatically. Regarded as one returned with the history and the various generations of the Gosset family and mainly composed of Grand and Premiers crus of Chardonnay of the Côte des Blancs, Pinot noir of the Montagne de Reims, and the Grande vallée de la Marne (Aÿ), this cuvée is the floret of the House. Superb range “Celebris”, which reveals the truth of the wine in all its splendor thanks to its extra-brut dosage, the perfect interpretation of the ancestral know-how of the House. You will thus like the Celebris Rosé 2007, with a limpid and luminous pink reflection, very aromatic with notes of wild strawberry, raspberry and wild blackberry, delicately associated to rose and violet, with a fresh and very elegant structure, full and long lasting, a splendid rosé, a gorgeous expression of this beautiful vintage. There is also the Gosset Celebris Vintage Extra-Brut 2007, with its minty notes, slightly spicy on the nose. The mouth is long lasting and end on the beautiful bitterness of the chardonnay with grape-fruit notes.


BINSON ET ORQUIGNY
CHAMPAGNE XAVIER LORIOT

Our house is transmitted since 5 generations and for the first time, it is a history of Femme. Charlene takes again the exploitation with the support of his Xavier father, and vinifies all the vintages of the house. Our statute of independent Vigneron enables us to permanently create new vintages or for particular occasions like the birth of a child in the family (the vintage Sans sulphites, in particular which is the reflection of the 6th Théo generation, born in 2013). A vintage old vines also will make her appearance soon while returning to homage to my grandfather with one 100% Noir Pinot on a piece that my back grandfather had planted. Maison proposes to you this beautiful Champagne brut vintage Fragment de Noirs, Pinot meunier and Pinot noir, which collects the rewards, traditional and balanced well, very harmonious, powerful, of a great freshness to the palate, a beautiful aromatic complexity (brioche, fishing).   The vintage brut Hypnotic, of fine foam, with the nose dominated by the ripe fruits and the small dried fruits, of full mouth, is scented with amber Champagne of beautiful yellow color, which mixes structure and promptness.   Excels vintage rosé Collision, marked well by its Pinot meunier, of beautiful color, a scented wine (rose, ripe), seducer, fruity with the nose like in mouth, very round and persistent. One continues with this beautiful vintage 100 S Extra brut, without sulphites thus, 50%   Pinot noir, 50% Chardonnay, decorated of a superb label, of light and abundant foam, of a beautiful harmony in mouth, all into fruity and smoothness, a nervous vintage, with the delicate flavors of white flowers and grapefruit. Champagne Millésime 2012, of very nice scintillating color, with the notes of almond and honey, all of structure and perfumes, is all finally like the vintage Insaisissable, pure Chardonnay, which smells of the lily and lemon, very fine, of mineral mouth. 'A novelty: a single-plot old vines, 100% Pinot noir. “A beautiful vintage of character, a well-balanced mouth where we find the fruits of the woods, is a complex Champagne, which combines freshness and structure, of sustained robe.


BOUZY
CHAMPAGNE MAURICE VESSELLE

A family estate of 9 ha vines, where one vinifies the vintages without malolactic fermentation. This house proposes you this superb Champagne Grand Cru Millésimé 2008, of great aromatic complexity where we find nuances of lemon and almond, a cuvée of mouth firm, balanced and harmonious. The Brut Grand Cru, has seduced us by this aromatic complexity where are revealed nuances of citronella, brioche and fresh apricot, of a very nice light gold color. Always remarkable, the Champagne Les Hauts Chemins Grand Cru 2008, with notes of hazelnut and quince, of a pretty finesse, with this hint of freshness and fruity, a cuvée where the vivacity dominates, with delicate floral nuances in the finish. Beautiful Champagne brut cuvée Réservé Grand Cru, a wine with nuances of aromas, with this dense mouth where one finds tangy nuances, of a beautiful magnitude on the palate. The crude Grand Cru Bouzy rosé, 100% Pinot noir, short maceration, is all in shades, very aromatic, very fine, of scented mouth. True to itself, the 2011 Bouzy Rouge is a powerful palate with a subtle nose dominated by undergrowth and bilberry, a dense and gourmet wine.


BRUGNY
CHAMPAGNE ETIENNE OUDART

A village a few kilometres from Épernay, cradle of the Oudart house since 1958. The passion of the soil engaged for a long time already, this family to preserve her vineyard by privileging the maintenance of a biodiversity, the choice of products and techniques natural. This step of “reasoned” vine growing is a true frame of mind. Member of the network Magister, the estate is committed in a durable and effective wine step: total suppression of the use of insecticide since 10 years, quite simply by maintaining balance between certain parasites being made competition and destroying themselves. The search for quality led this estate to work its wine makings in a small family co-operative, profiting from a modern and powerful production equipment, supporting the compartmental one and thus the soil. The love of champagne, perpetuated of father as son, makes it possible today to propose a range of mature champagnes, with the atypical aromas revealed by the play of the assemblies type of vines/soil. Remarkable Champagne brut Vintage 2010, 100% Chardonnay (sandy soil, exposed south, atypical), with notes of almond, peach, toast, harmonious, distinguished mouth, all in aromatic finesse, ample, elegant foam. The Champagne brut Rosé Reference, combines red wine and white wine, hence the aromas of red fruits: strawberry, raspberry in particular, a wine that marries with spicy cuisine, such as red curry mussels or peaches poached with spices. Beautiful Champagne brut Origin, based on Pinot Meunier, which develops a certain character, with light and intense foam, rich in aromas (peach, lily, nut, pineapple...), a tasty Champagne, of a finish scented and dense, when the Extra Brut (black grape, low sugar content, 2 g per bottle), combining charm and structure, all in structure and fragrances, the nose of fresh berries, is a distinguished and persistent cuvée. Finally, the Blanc de noirs, 75% Pinot noir and 25% Pinot meunier, is a rich, harmonious and without excess of firmness. The Pinots Meuniers make it possible to add an aromatic shade of fruit while rounding. Remarkable Champagne cuvée Juliana 2008, its nose is evolved, white flower, vine peach to finish after a moment on the white fig jam, the mouth is generous, of a beautiful finesse. Superb Champagne brut Chardonnay 2010, 100% Chardonnay, with hints of almond, peach, toast, harmonious, distinguished mouth, with elegant foam. The crude rosé, is all in delicacy, a very balanced Champagne, of beautiful tint, all in mouth with nuances of raspberry and rose.


CHARLY-SUR-MARNE
CHAMPAGNE CHARPENTIER

It is today the eighth generation of vine growers which directs this house founded in 1855.Le vineyard counts 20 ha under reasoned fight. The planted grape varieties are single and atypical for the area of the valley of the Marne: 45% of Chardonnay, 40% of Pinot meunier and 15% of Pinot noir. The barouche, emblem of the house represented on the label of the vintage Terre d' Emotion, symbolizes the duty to perpetuate know-how and the values received in heritage. The pieces of old vines intended for the development of the vintages Terre d' Émotion, are cultivated in biodynamy. Splendid Champagne brut Vérité Terre d'Émotion, blending only old vines in Biodynamie, a majority of Chardonnay, married to Pinot noir and a hint of Meunier, with a light and abundant moss, a beautiful harmony in the palate, all in fruity and finesse, a soft cuvée, with complex aromas of white flowers, very tasty. The Champagne brut Tradition, blend of the 3 grape varieties dominant of Meunier, 3 years of aging on slats, has a mineral nose, refined and complex, with nuances of fresh butter, almond and cereals, with an intense and very persistent finish, of golden colour, of great finesse. The Champagne brut Réserve, a blend of the 3 grape varieties dominated by Meunier with a higher proportion of reserve wines, with aromas of ripe white fruit, concentrated palate and a beautiful vinosity, is fresh, slightly spicy. The crude rosé, Pinot meunier exclusively, is excellent, all framing but very fine, fruity on the nose as in the mouth, with nuances of rose, raspberry and quince in the finish. The 2012 Vintage Brut, Meunier in a larger proportion of Chardonnay, is rich and complex, it combines freshness and length in the mouth, with shades where rose and honey dominate. Remarkable Blanc de blancs Terre d'Emotion, blending only old vines in Biodynamie, 100% Chardonnay, where dominate notes of toasted bread, yellow fruits and lily, mixing roundness and suppleness, of a beautiful magnitude, rich and distinguished at the same time, charming. Splendid Blanc de noirs dosage Extra brut Terre d'Émotion, blends only old vines in Biodynamie, 100% Pinot noir majority and Meunier, with dominant notes of almond and honey, it is both fine and robust. The rosé Terre d'Émotion, a blend of old vines in Biodynamie, with a large majority of Chardonnay married to du Meunier, is a large cuvée, with a pretty persistent mouth, intense and fruity moss dominated by apricot and blackberry.


CHOUILLY
CHAMPAGNE LEGRAS ET HAAS

Our house was founded in 1991 per François Legras-Haas. The vineyard belongs to the family: 15 ha with Chouilly (Chardonnay Grand Cru), 10 ha with Vitry (Chardonnay), 6 ha with Les Riceys (Pinot noir). Rémi and Olivier took in hand the family company and are helped now by Jérôme. The house continues a reasonable progression both in France and with export. The Grand Cru Chouilly offers a potential of guard while presenting when it is young, a fresh and light character, appreciated with aperitif. The Chardonnays 2002 are long, suaves and very aromatic with floral or fruity aspects which prevail. The potential degree with the vintage was of 10.5% vol., more matured these 10 last years. The wines are structured and powerful. Champagne Blanc de blancs Grand Cru Les Sillons 2013, of a superb pale gold colour, with complex notes, fresh almond, ripe fruits and small dried fruits, all in aromatic persistence, of a long length in the mouth. Also this very beautiful cuvée Extra-brut, a White of whites from a selection of the best places, with a dosage close to the natural crude, with the scent of fresh almond, lemon, apple reinette, very fresh, intense and round, with a subtle and persistent nose, a very beautiful Champagne, very harmonious, very mineral and mature as we like them. Superb Champagne Grand Cru Blanc de blancs Millésimé 2012, which presents on the nose clear aromas of wheat, dried tobacco, fruit compotes. The mouth is full, fresh, Chardonnay manifests itself with aromas of yellow fruit, honey and dried apricot. The Blanc de blancs Grand Cru, a single grape, the Chardonnay, a single vintage, the Grand Cru Chouilly, with the incorporation of reserve wines to ensure continuity in quality, a cuvée of a limpid color, delicacy, with a frank nose and flowers of rose and ripe pear, fruity mouth, subtly spicy. It is followed by Exigence N°9, 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot noir, which has just been released, with a change of label color. Two unique terroirs married in a requirement of perfection. Dense nose of hazelnut and grape juice, ample and fresh mouth, very nice balance emphasized by seductive aromas of apples and pears. The Brut Intuition, a fine and persistent moss, combines finesse and structure, a bright yellow, with the scents of flowers and spices. Beautiful rosé, that smells good the strawberry of the woods, ample in mouth, combining richness and distinction, of a great finish. Also discover the Coteaux Champenois blanc Chouilly 2014, 100% Chardonnay, well vinified.


COURMAS
RION SIMON

Our 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.


CRAMANT
EARL CHAMPAGNE P. LANCELOT-ROYER

Estate created in 1960 per Pierre Lancelot, and taken again in 1996 by his/her daughter Sylvie and her son-in-law Michel Chauvet. The cellars are dug in the hillock of chalk right behind the house. The press is at the top of the hillock, must is conveyed in the tanks by gravity. Very beautiful Champagne Vintage 2011, 100% Chardonnay, 100% Grand Cru Cramant, a tasty cuvée, with a concentrated nose where broom and small dried fruits dominate, of great subtlety, combining frame and finesse, all in the mouth, while persistent aromatic, supple, slightly honeyed, excellent evolution. Always very nice cuvée Dualissime Blanc de blancs Grand Cru, 100% Chardonnay, 85% harvest 2013 and 15% reserve wines aged in enamelled vats, a very fine but powerful cuvée, with this hint of freshness and well characteristic fruity, very persistent on the nose as in the mouth, of scented mouth. Also this remarkable Blanc de blancs cuvée de Réserve R.R, 100% Chardonnay, 65% harvest de 2015 et 35% de vins de réserve vieillis en foudre, it is a Grand Cru pur Chardonnay, whose freshness highlights the fruit, a distinguished wine, with a nose of rose, smooth and dry at the same time, where spices and fresh flowers blend in the palate. As for the vintage Knights Grand Cru, 100% Chardonnay and 100% Grands Crus, 65% harvest of 2013 and 35% reserve wines aged in lightning, it has a nice dress, it combines freshness, structure and homogeneity, with these nuances of flowers and quince, of a beautiful harmony, a beautiful rich wine, all in delicacy.


EPERNAY
CHAMPAGNE ELLNER SAS

Founded at the beginning of 1900, The House Charles Ellner, is managed today by the 3rd generation whereas the 4th has already taken a very active part in it since several years. The family moved forward very fast and developed the company in a significant way, but was always very concerned about preserving the same family identity and know-how. For memory, at the beginning of the last century, Charles Emile Ellner founded the house. He was then assisted by is only son Pierre, with whom the adventure started. Pierre transmitted to his sons his passion for the vineyard and for wine. Michel more involved in the vineyard was very often standing by his father’s side building together today’s properties. He was followed by his two sons, Arnaud, the actual cellars master and Frederic, director of the vineyard. Jean-Pierre is now the President of the company. The vineyard covers a total surface of 50 hectares spread over 15 different locations providing us with a wide variety of grapes. The diversity, the richness; the smoothness of our cuvees, attest of our will to bring our Champagne to the top of the quality scale. The fidelity and confidence our customers grant us with , testify of the steadiness and the constancy of our champagne through out the years. Always in search of new opportunities, our company succeeded in developing its export markets representing today nearly 60 % of its sales. There is this remarkable Champagne Séduction Vintage 2007, 70% Chardonnay partially aged in old oak barrels, 30% Pinot noir, dosage 6 g/l, no malolactic fermentation, it is a beautiful cuvée of gold color, combining distinction and structure, ample and floral, from pretty mouth to shades of candied fruit, very elegant, intense and fruity moss. Also a formidable 2006, 75% Chardonnay, partially aged in old oak barrels, 25% Pinot Noir, dosage 6 g/l, of light gold colour, where flowers and dried fruits, well balanced and harmonious, dense, powerful mouth, with subtle notes of citrus, narcissus and toasted bread, a racy Champagne. On 2005, 69% Chardonnay (Avize, Tauxières and Epernay) partially aged in old oak barrels, 31% Pinot Noir (Rilly, Epernay and Sermiers), dosage 6 g/l, is very specific to this powerful vintage, an exceptional cuvée of fresh and fruity, with a light and fragrant foam, delicate aromas with shades of rose, broom and almond. The cuvée Prestige 2006, dosage 8 g/l, no malo-lactic fermentation, where dominate the citrus macerated and the small dried fruits, is all in aromatic persistence, of pretty golden colour, harmonious in mouth, complex, reveals a delicate smooth and silky finish. The 2004 is sublime, with a nose dominated by ripe fruits, very well dosed, which combines richness, flavor and vivacity, of a beautiful aromatic finish where one finds nuances of lemon and honey. Formidable brut Premier Cru (Chardonnay majority, 75%, the rest in Pinot Noir), of pale gold color, which develops a nose of fresh hazelnut, good mouth, mixing distinction and roundness, a wine Champagne but at the same time all in finesse, opulent and fragrant, with brioche notes in the final. The Extra Brut 50% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay, 20% Pinot Meunier, is excellent, a Champagne of a very pretty golden dress with pink reflections, of great freshness, bright, fruity, with a very nice finish of mouth, superb as an aperitif and to accompany a seafood platter. You will still like the Brut Integral, zero dosage, so 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay, lively, fresh, floral, while delicate, a success like the Grande Réserve brut, 60% Chardonnay and 40% Pinot Noir, five years minimum on lees, whose attractive color announces the intensity of this cuvée. The nose is a nervous vinosity. The floral freshness coupled with fruity nuances precedes a beautiful minerality, all in finesse and length in the mouth.


LE BREUIL
CHAMPAGNE PIERRE MIGNON

Pierre and Yveline Mignon direct the family winegrowing and their two children take part in the development: Celine, in charge with the commercial relations and export, Jean-Charles, person in charge of the vineyard and the wines. The typicity and the diversity of the soils make it possible to work out Great champagnes of Caractère. The vineyard of 14 hectares is distributed in all Champagne: Valley of the Marne, Côte des Blancs and area of Epernay. The planted grape varieties with majority of Pinot meunier (60%) are supplemented by Chardonnay present on 30% of the pieces and the Pinot black which covers 10% of the estate. This harmonious distribution enables us to work out Champagnes of Exception. The experience, gained generations in generations, is one of the important components which contribute to famous of our Maison. Thanks to its dynamism since the years 1970, the houseof Champagne Pierre Mignon developed considerably to reach 390.000 bottles today. We also knew to make known to us and to appreciate on the best tables of France and abroad. We invite you to discover the range of our Cuvées Classiques like our Cuvées Originales. Magnificent Champagne Clos de Graviers 2009, which combines distinction and structure, of a beautiful aromatic complexity where one finds frank notes of grilled, brioche and fresh fruit, dense and distinguished, a great Champagne tasty, of great finesse, of great persistence. L'Harmonie de Blancs 2009, develops aromas of lemon and fresh nuts, with this intense mouth and shades of white flowers and citronella, elegant moss. The Grande Réserve, of abundant moss, combining structure and finesse, is very well balanced, rich, nose dominated by fresh flowers and small dried fruits, well developed as the Prestige, a tasty cuvée, with a subtle and persistent nose, pretty moss, with aromas of hazelnut, yellow peach and honey. La cuvée Année de Madame 2009, 60% Chardonnay, 30% Meunier and 10% Pinot noir, of a beautiful dress, with aromas of toasted bread and apricot, which combines aromatic intensity and persistence, with notes of white flowers, abundant moss, It is a wine of gastronomy. Remarkable cuvée Pure Zero Dosage, 55% Meunier, 35% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot noir, assemblage aged in cellars more than 3 years, (crude nature not dosed), very fruity on the nose as in the mouth, subtle and persistent. Taste also the Prestige Rosé de Saignée, 40% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot meunier and 10% Pinot noir, which develops a wide and silky mouth, very fruity, a wine with a lot of sweetness, perfect on a strawberry shortbread pie. The Grand Cru Blanc de blancs, 100% Chardonnay, is all in aromatic lightness, with scents of fresh fruit and acacia, a cuvée very well dosed, fresh, combining finesse and structure. To finish the rosé crude, 70% Pinot meunier, 15% Pinot noir and 15% Chardonnay, which develops notes of well ripe red berries, a nice finish on the palate.


POUILLON
CHAMPAGNE BOURDAIRE-GALLOIS

Family estate of 5.36 ha, including 4.60 ha of vine with which prevails of Pinot meunier. It is Robert Massonnot, the grandfather of David Bourdaire, who began the agri-wine activity thanks to some family grounds. In 1951, it founds with three other vine growers the co-operative of Pouillon and markets its first bottles in 1956. At that time, the co-operative is only one place of collection and pressing, which sells the harvest of the members in the form of musts to the traders Champagne. They are only 2 to make their Champagne, themselves in the buildings of the co-operative with their own material. This winemaker proposes you this remarkable Champagne Vintage 2007, always very typical terroir, of a very beautiful color, combining charm and frame, all in structure and perfumes, the nose of small fresh fruits, an unmodified cuvée, dense and very persistent, very fresh and perennial on the palate. All in shades, its raw rosé, also not dosed, is very floral, subtly spicy, seductive by its finesse of aromas, which can be led to seafood tarts or a crab in the Caribbean. Excellent White of raw whites, part of which is vinified in barrels, it smells the musk, the queen apple and the hawthorn, very attractive on the nose as in the mouth, with notes of hazelnut in the final, perfect, for example, on oysters or marinated raw salmon. Beau Prestige non dosé, 40% Pinot meunier, 40% Chardonnay, 20% Pinot noir, from rich silty soils, which develops delicious buttery aromas, lively mouth, fine and complex with fresh citrus flavors, where we find shades of ripe grapes and nuts, all in flavors. Its Tradition, 100% Pinot meunier, is a beautiful success, a cool cuvée, elegant moss, all in the end, a very saline Champagne that makes salivate. Taste the Brut Reserve (very pretty bottle screen-printed), suave, all in subtlety, with connotations of flowers and toasted bread and this hint of freshness on the palate.


SAINT-MARTIN-D'ABLOIS
CHAMPAGNE LOUIS HUOT

Collecting-Manipulants since four generations.   Virginia Huot exploits with his brother Olivier, the family winegrowing estate founded in the years 1950, that is to say 7 ha of vines. Orientation in reasoned vine growing, and association of the ancestral experiment and the modern oenological techniques. Beautiful Champagne cuvée Annonciade Millésime 2012, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in equal parts, a cuvée made only in the years of exceptional harvest, it is a Champagne ample, with its notes of white flowers and walnuts, delicate mouth dominated by nuances of citrus and dried fruits, beautiful structure, fine and abundant foam. Also very nice, the Carte Noire crude, 25% Chardonnay, 25% Pinot Noir and 50% Pinot Meunier, with a 3-year aging on slats, rich and complex, fresh and robust at the same time, where rose and honey dominate, it is intense, creamy foam, and a pretty golden dress. Taste also the cuvée Réserve, 33% Chardonnay, 33% Pinot noir and 34% Pinot meunier, aged 5 years on lattes, with a very aromatic bouquet, it expresses in mouth subtle flavors of brioche and flowers, all in nuances.


TALUS-SAINT-PRIX
CHAMPAGNE JEAUNAUX-ROBIN

Michel Jeaunaux begins the trade of vine grower, in 1965. With this date, the grape is brought to the co-operative of the village. In 1973, it mary with Marie-Claude, and they install the first press (traditional) of the house. The first wine makings start then. Since, the fermenting room and the cellar were built. In 1999, Cyril, their son, joined them, and in 2003, a second traditional press is installed. Of 500 bottles produced at the beginning, the house endeavors from now on to vinify approximately 45000 bottles. The step remains faithful to a durable vine growing: work of the grounds, putting under grass, wine makings out of tanks but also out of barrels of oak. The wine makings are carried out out of tanks (stainless and enamel) or out of barrels of oak for three type of vines. Alcoholic fermentations start spontaneously or after sowing levurien. The malo-lactic fermentation, always carried out until now, should not become systematic more in the future to preserve more tension and of minerality on our basic wines. The vintages have patience then between 2 and 7 years in cellar. Lastly, always in the research of the minerality and the naturalness, proportionings are moderated to leave with the wine the possibility of being expressed fully. Superb Champagne brut Les Grands Nots Vintage, heads of cuvée equal to Meunier, Pinot noir and Chardonnay, classic, with this mouth fleshy and fine at the same time, very aromatic in the finish, it is a great cuvée, wide, fondue and all in length, which requires a refined cuisine. The crude Nature Fil de Brume, 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir, “fil de Brume” to evoke the fine mist banks that coat the valley in the early morning, is charming, rich, of delicate moss, with a bouquet with connotations of white flowers and citronella, velvety mouth. Always very beautiful Champagne Extra Brut Éclat de Meulière, 60% Meunier, 30% Pinot Noir and 10% Chardonnay, it is a wine vinified and raised in oak barrels, it is a wine full and fragrant, with a subtle nose where aromas of citrus fruit and small flowers develop, of golden yellow colour. Excellent raw Le Dessous de la Cabane rosé, contrary to the classic rosé blend, this cuvée is the result of a subtle and brief maceration of red grapes, made exclusively from Pinot meunier, it is a Champagne all in finesse, delicate palate, with notes of fresh fruit and rose, with a long, fragrant finish.


VERZENAY
SCEV CHAMPAGNE MICHEL ARNOULD ET FILS

The origins vigneronnes of the Arnould family go up at the end of last century. At the time, the Lefevre grandfathers exploit vines located on the soil Great wine of Verzenay, the grapes being sold at the large Country cottages. The first bottles were marketed in the Thirties. With beginning of the year 60, the little girl of the family Lefevre get maried with Michel Arnould and create together their own brand “Michel Arnould”. In 1972, they begin export in England. Today, their son Patrick and their son-in-law develops the mark in a large number of countries. The vineyard of 12 ha is led in reasoned fight, in the respect of the environment. La Maison proposes you this Champagne Blanc de noirs brut Tradition Grand Cru, 100% Pinot noir, very characteristic of the aromatic power of this grape, a powerful wine, wine but fine, full-bodied and fruity, balanced and round. La très belle Grande Cuvée de Michel Arnould Grand Cru, 70% Pinot noir parcel selection, 30% Chardonnay provenance Oger, Clos Vieilles Vignes, the moss is fine and light, dominated by hazelnut and apricot, harmonious, of a beautiful structure. Enjoy this cuvée Blanc de noirs Extra brut Grand Cru, 100% Pinot noir, a Champagne all in nervosity, very balanced, harmonious in the mouth, distinguished, all in subtlety, Grand Cru dress, 70% Pinot noir and 30% Chardonnay, which has a nose of ripe apple and a mouth suave, powerful and complex, where fruits, heather and fresh flowers mingle with the palate. We tasted the Carte d'Or Grand Cru Millésime 2014, 50% old vines of Pinot noir and 50% Chardonnay from Oger, Clos Vieilles Vignes, of light gold colour, combining finesse and structure, connotations of acacia flowers, intense and tasty palate. The Brut Rosé Grand Cru 100% Pinot Noir with blends of red champenois hills, fruity and refreshing, round, very fine and elegant. The Mémoire de Vignes Grand Cru Millésime 2013, 100% Pinot noir from old vines of average age of 42 years, is splendid, fragrant, it combines aromatic richness and persistence in mouth, ample and dense, with hints of white flowers and hazelnut. And what about the B.50 Grand Cru Millésime 2008, except that it is a vintage of all beauty, 50% Pinot noir and 50% Chardonnay Verzenay Grand Cru, vinification under wood, a minimum aging of 7 years, strictly limited edition, a thin and light moss, a mouth dominated by white flowers, of a beautiful aromatic persistence, combining elegance and breadth.


VILLERS-MARMERY
CHAMPAGNE SADI MALOT

At the heart of the vineyard in Villers-Marmery, a village south of the Montagne de Reims, you will discover our family farm which has been going on for 5 generations. It is with passion that we cultivate our vineyards in the communes of Villers-Marmery - Premier Cru and Verzy - Grand Cru. Socrates and Yvonne, Sadi and Simone, Michel and Nycol, Franck and Christine and Florien and Cindy…. In the Malots, the love of the vine and wine is passed down from generation to generation. Since 2004, in order to protect the environment, we have implemented new viticultural techniques: ploughing our vineyard, no herbicides; using organic fertilizers, protecting biodiversity, etc. In 2014, we received the High Environmental Value Label as a level 3, which has dedicated 10 years of ecological efforts. This is only one step in the strategy of preserving our terroir, our objective being to work in an entirely organic way. We started our conversion to organic viticulture on our Pinots Noirs. Beyond environmental protection, we want to ensure that our wines express the magic of our terroir, which benefits from a dirty soil. , for wine lovers, the vintage Coup de Foudre 2012 is a perfect translation of our best harvest. This vintage, 100% Chardonnay from Villers-Marmery is made by selecting grapes from our oldest vines. This white wine, with an elegant vinosity, benefits from a traditional vinification of a year in oak lightning, without malolactic fermentation, a maturing of 5 years on lees and a year of rest in our cellars after disgorging. The nose is very expressive, one finds an aromatic power where mix the white fruits with stones with a slight hint of honey and spices. Our conversion to organic viticulture on our Pinot Noir will give birth to new cuvées: a Blanc de Noir BIO, Grand Cru de Verzy vinified in an ovoid tank in raw concrete, and also a Rosé de Saignée BIO. And, soon, a new 100% Chardonnay wine from an oak cask, raised in Solera from a place called «les Sous la Ville».


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