Budding

The budding is an important phase of the biological cycle of the vine and an important time for winegrowers ! Timeline From the first half of November to February the vineyard is in dormancy (rest). From March to the second half of November, it is the biological cycle with different phases, from the budding to the […]

The vintage 2019 ageing on the lees…

Since five months the vintage 2019 is ageing on the lees in oak barrels… After the alcoholic fermentation, it is an important step during the vinification of our wines of Champagne. It allows the wine to reach its full potential and complexity. It is the time for us to taste their aromatic evolution… The tasting […]

The wine is left on the lees…

1- The Lees The lees are composed by dead yeasts, that settle a deposit at the bottom of the container after the alcoholic fermentation. The lees are very important because it present a natural antioxydant capacity, that allows, at the same time, to protect the wine during the ageing and to improve its capability age […]

How much importance to give at the date of disgorgment ?

It is an essential information to the customer, it indicates the time of the aging of wines of champagne on laths. That means, the time between the bottling (to make the prise de mousse champenoise) and the beverage. It is an indication that we can find mentioned (sometime) on the back-label. Otherwise, It could be […]

Back in our cellar for disgorgment…

At the beginning of summer, we have a lot of work in the vineyard, we left it to work in the cellar… … Where we proceed to a key and delicate step in the making process of the champagne (and the last before selling) The Disgorgment Disgorgement is the process that ejects the sediment, presents […]

The characteristics of Glass

The importance of glass lies in its ability to enhance the wine… The glass is one of our greatest ally for tasting. Its form, its size, its material, its price… The possible choices are multiple… Which one to choose? Here are some tips that may help you… A good wine glass, what is it ? It […]