Rémi Leroy


Rémi Leroy Blanc de Quatre Cepàges 'Mer Sur Mont' '14 |Vintage |2014

Rémi Leroy

Rémi Leroy Blanc de Quatre Cepàges 'Mer Sur Mont' '14

Vintage 2014

$175.00

- New arrival on Emperor Champagne!

- Boutique Champagne house in the Côte des Bar

- Massale selection single vineyard wine with 'Quatre' or 4 varieties

From lieu-dit Mer Sur Mont in Meurville on pure rocky Portlandian limestone. The vines are 65 years old and stand on the rare and special rootstock 3309 C which gives a low yield and gives a near unpolished result.

The field is planted with 4 grapes (Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Meunier and Pinot Blanc) and 2014 is the first vintage launched by Remi for this lieu-dit.

Emperor tasting note to follow...

Technical details

Zero dosage | Single vineyard | Aged in Burgundian oak barrels 300L and 350L | Aged 5 years on lees | Organic production 

An oenologist and agronomist, Remi Leroy was trained in Bordeaux. Along with his father they manage their family vineyards of 8 hectares in Meurville, Côte des Bar. The terroir is exceptional, composed of clay-limestone from the Jurassic period. Their flagship grape is Pinot Noir (72% of their vineyards) which is the star grape in the region, the rest being 20% Chardonnay and 8% Pinot Meunier. Remi and his father and working on replanting Chardonnay to give more diversity to their winemaking. Their wines are simply superb and speak for themselves.

 

Pair with rich dishes like wild mushroom risotto

About the house

An oenologist and agronomist, Remi Leroy was trained in Bordeaux. Along with his father they manage their family vineyards of 8 hectares in Meurville, Côte des Bar. The terroir is exceptional, composed of clay-limestone from the Jurassic period. Their flagship grape is Pinot Noir (72% of their vineyards) which is the star grape in the region, the rest being 20% Chardonnay and 8% Pinot Meunier. Remi and his father and working on replanting Chardonnay to give more diversity to their winemaking. Their wines are simply superb and speak for themselves.

 

Food Pairing

Pair with rich dishes like wild mushroom risotto

Descriptors & Texture


Chardonnay Dominant

Winemaking


Barrel-maturation

Earth


Mineral

Foods


Toasty