Ours champagnes

Amour de Louise Grand Cru

Feminine & Rare

Created to celebrate the birth of Louise, first born of the fifth generation of the Delavenne family. This limited edition cuvée (only 3048 bottles produced) is presented in a beautifully decorated gift box.

Characteristics

70% Chardonnay and 30% Solera from 8 vintages (2004-2011). Produced with grapes from our vineyards in BOUZY and Cramant. No malolactic fermentation. 100% Grand Cru.

Tasting

Exclusive signature cuvée. This rich, rare and generous champagne will surprise you with notes of hawthorn berry and minerality. Try it for an aperitif and as the perfect compliment to any meal.

Awards

  • 2 Stars Guide Hachette des Vins 2017
Available in Bottle (0.75l)

Brut Millésime 2012 Grand Cru

Finesse & subtlety

SOLD OUT At Maison Delavenne, this is our flagship cuvée, only produced from exceptional harvest years and from the best vineyard parcels. This 2012 vintage is characterised by its very fine bubbles and subtle aromas of citrus and white flowers.

Characteristics

50% Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay. Produced with grapes from our vineyards in BOUZY. 100% Grand Cru. No malolactic fermentation, no cold flash pasteurization. Only patient, careful winemaking to preserve the purity, aromas and flavors of the Bouzy terroir. Vinified in Stainless Steel

Tasting

As an aperitif and with rich foods like foie gras or lobster.

Awards

  • Gold medal in Lyon 2015, Concours International des Vins (Millésime 2009)
  • Gold medal in 2013, Concours des Vignerons Indépendants - independent winegrowers (Millésime 2008)
Available in Bottle (0.75l)

Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru

Minerality & Purity

Our Single Village, single harvest cuvée Blanc de Blancs is produced with Chardonnay grapes from our Grand Cru vineyards in Cramant, on a slope in the Côte des Blancs. It has a light yellow robe, with light green reflections. A delicate sparkle brings this champagne to life, accentuating its aromas and elegance.

Characteristics

100% Grand Cru Chardonnay, no malolactic fermentation, vinified in stainless steel. Minimum 36 month on the yeasts

Tasting

Delicate nose and sparkling elegance. Aromas of fresh fruit and citrus. Great harmony and balance. Try it as a generous accompaniment to fish and seafood, and with fried chicken or clams.

Awards

  • GOLD MEDAL ELLE A TABLE 2018, GOLD MEDAL Elle à Table 2016
  • Silver medal in Lyon 2015, Concours International des Vins
Available in Bottle (0.75l)

Brut Nature Grand Cru

Pure and Direct

Our Dual-Vintage, Single-Village Brut Nature is created without added sugar. It is the purest expression of our terroir in BOUZY Grand Cru in the Montagne de Reims. Sun-soaked chalk soils and hillsides, bordered by forest and caressed by cool evening winds providing natural thermal regulation for optimal growing conditions.

Characteristics

60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay. No malolactic fermentation, no cold flash pasteurization, only patient careful winemaking to preserve all the aromas and flavors of the Bouzy terroir. Vinified in stainless steel

Tasting

Forthright and pure, with abundant finesse and freshness. Floral notes, white peach and citrus. Minerality and salinity. Perfect for an aperitif, with oysters, cracked lobster and crab with lemon butter, and other fresh shellfish

Awards

  • Bronze Medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2018
  • Gold Medal "Gastronomic" Glass of Bubbly Awards U.K. 2017
Available in Bottle (0.75l)

Brut Réserve Grand Cru

Maturity and balance

Our Single-Village Grand Cru Bouzy Brut Reserve is produced by blending grapes from two specially selected harvests, from plots planted mid-slope in our Bouzy vineyards. A Delavenne family classic for four generations. The subtle blending of two harvests lends this champagne its wonderful balance that remains consistent from one year to the next.

Characteristics

60% Pinot noir and 40% Chardonnay. No malolactic fermentation. Vinified in stainless steel.

Tasting

Light yellow with golden highlights. Opens up to notes of white-fleshed and dried fruits. Full body and finesse. Perfectly enjoyable all throughout a meal, whether meat-based or vegetarian.

Awards

  • Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2018
  • GOLD MEDAL International Wine Competition Lyon 2018
  • GOLD MEDAL "Classic and Elegant" Glass of Bubbly U.K. 2017
  • SILVER MEDAL Elle à Table 2017
  • BRONZE MEDAL Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017
  • SILVER MEDAL International Wine Awards LYON 2016
  • SILVER MEDAL Concours des vignerons Independants 2016
  • Guide Hachette des vins 2013 : 1 star
  • Guide Un vin presque parfait 2013 : 2 stars
  • Gold medal in Epernay 2015, Concours des Vins de Champagne
  • Guide Hachette des vins 2009 : 2 stars
Available in Half-bottle (0.375l), Bottle (0.75l), Magnum (1.5l)

Brut Tradition Grand Cru

Supple and fruity

Our Brut Tradition Grand Cru is a festive champagne "par excellence." It is the embodiment of the Delavenne house tradition, created from out vineyards in Bouzy and Ambonnay.

Characteristics

60% Pinot noir and 40% Chardonnay. No malolactic fermentation, no cold flash pasteurization so that we can preserve all the best of the terroir. Vinified in Stainless Steel.

Tasting

Notes of apple fritter, fresh apple and lemon drop. Enjoy it with sautéed scallops, rich fish, pork, mild and soft cheese.

Awards

  • Hachette Wine Guide 2018
  • GOLD MEDAL Glass of Bubble Awards U.K. 2017
  • Silver medal in Lyon 2014, Concours International des Vins
  • Guide Hachette des vins 2014 : 1 star
  • Guide Hachette des vins 2013 : 1 star
Available in Bottle (0.75l)

Brut Rosé Grand Cru

Freshness and fruit

Our Mono-Cru Grand Cru Bouzy Brut Rosé is created by blending our Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from two selected harvests and our famous Bouzy Rouge. Treat yourself to its raspberry-hued robe, its strawberry and blackberry bouquet.

Characteristics

Produced from our vineyards in Bouzy, 100% Grand Cru. 43% Pinot noir, 40% Chardonnay and 17% Bouzy Rouge (AOP Coteaux Champenois), no malolactic fermentation

Tasting

Aromas of red berries, baked red apples and rose petals. This Champagne is juicy and mouthfilling with a creamy persistent mousse, and an elegant, mineral-laced finish.
As an aperitif or with chocolate desserts, fresh strawberry or cherry pie.

Awards

  • 91 points Wine Spectator, 90 points Stephan Tanzer
  • Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2018
  • Highly Commended Glass of Bubbly Awards U.K. 2017
  • Commended by Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017
  • GOLD MEDAL International Wine Awards LYON 2015
  • SILVER MEDAL ELLE A TABLE Awards 2016
  • Guide "Un vin presque parfait" 2014 : 2 stars
Available in Bottle (0.75l), Magnum (1.5l)

Demi-sec Grand Cru

Round and sweet

Our Single-Village, dual-vintage cuvée Demi-Sec stands out with its roundness and sweet character. Treat yourself to its succulent strawberry and ripe blackberry aromas with notes of warm madeleines.

Characteristics

60% Pinot noir and 40% Chardonnay. No malolactic fermentation. Produced with grapes from our vineyards in BOUZY. 100% Grand Cru.

Tasting

Delightfully fruity and rich, with layers of sweet, juicy, berry notes. Perfect with any dessert such as Chocolate Cake, Berry tarts, Buttery Pound Cake, or even with sharp cheeses.

Awards

  • 1 Star GUIDE HACHETTE 2017
  • GOLD MEDAL, INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS, LYON 2016
Available in Bottle (0.75l)

Bouzy Rouge 2015 Coteaux Champenois

Finesse and lightness

AOC Coteaux Champenois, our family creates Bouzy Rouge,a still wine with a historic tradition, only from selected Grand Cru Pinot noir in Bouzy and only on the best harvest years. Fine and light, with a ruby robe, this still wine develops aromas of small berries, particularly raspberries.

Characteristics

100% Pinot noir. The grapes are rigorously selected from selected plots. Hand-pressed according to traditional methods. Vinified in traditional resin tanks

Tasting

Aromas of small red berries, especially raspberry. Very subtle earthiness and light tannins. It is best enjoyed at room temperature with grilled meats and cheese, or slightly chilled with seafood. Great for barbeques and lightly spiced fish.

Awards

  • GOLD MEDAL Vignerons Independents 2018
  • GOLD MEDAL ELLE A TABLE Awards 2016
Available in Bottle (0.75l)

Advices

Champagne is precious and delicate wine, which requires caution, so that your pleasure in drinking it can be more intense.

For best preservation

Every cuvée we sell is marketed at perfect maturity, so you can drink it immediately after purchasing. However, if you wish to preserve it, remember to lay your bottles down, away from direct light, in a place where the temperature is constant (about 10°C) and with high humidity.

Tasting

The ideal serving temperature is between 6°C and 8°C, for champagne to express all of its subtle aromas. Place your bottle in the low part of your refrigerator for four hours, or for 20 minutes in an ice bucket.

As far as service is concerned, it is better to use flutes rather than coupes for glasses - you will admire the ballet performed by the fine bubbles of our champagne and avoid too fast oxidation.

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