Champagne Vollereaux Brut Reserve NV is called upon to celebrate, add sparkle and pay homage, becoming a synonym for joy, happiness and cheerfulness. The Vollereaux family’s attention to detail has been reflected in each bottle for six generations, leaving a finished product that delivers a fresh, light, elegant and fruity profile. What was once enjoyed by a small group of friends and family is now available worldwide. With its casual-chic style, Champagne Vollereaux creates the occasion and elevates any moment.
About the Winery:
Founded in 1805, Champagne Vollereaux now owns nearly 40 hectares (100 acres) covering 13 villages of Coteaux Sud d’Epernay in the Marne Valley of Champagne. This includes Pierry, a Premier Cru classified village.
Represented by Helene and Franck Vollereaux, the 6th generation continues a two-century-old legacy of family ownership and management. Frank is the winemaker, Helene manages tourism, and their uncle, Jean-Marie Vollereaux, is the vineyard manager.
Concerned to the environmental issues of today and tomorrow, and the well-being of their consumers, the family is committed to thoughtful stewardship of its vineyards, and remaining a family-owned company.
Type: Sparkling Wine
Grape Variety: Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Viticulture: HVE Level 3
Climate: Dual climate subject to both continental and oceanic influences
Terroir: The orientation of the vineyards gives the vines maximum sun exposure throughout the year. The soil has a constant moisture level thanks to its clay-limestone content. It retains the sun’s heat, enabling the full expression of the varietals. 29 years old vines grown on clay and limestone soil
Winemaking: Aged 4 years on lees
Color: Extremely bright, light yellow
Nose: The bouquet offers aromas of white-fleshed fruit and honey, followed by notes of ripeness and apricot
Palate: The supple, creamy mouthfeel is pleasantly dense
Other product suggestion: Champagne Bression-Lourdeaux, Brut, Blanc de Blancs