Estate ǀ Philosophyǀ History ǀ Winegrowers
The LARMANDIERs have been contributing to the reputation of Côte des Blancs Champagnes for 8 generations.
Champagnes ǀ Terroirs ǀ Press
Having been biodynamically produced for more than 20 years, the wines are the unique expression of great terroirs. They are pure, mineral and complex.
Biodynamic Viticultureǀ Vinificationǀ 0% Dosage
Proceeding from biodynamic viticulture to subtle dosage, with natural fermentation on the way, the know-how of the winegrowers, Pierre and Arthur, offers the terroir a rare opportunity to express itself freely and to the full.
25 July 2019
Rosé de Saignée in magnums ! The season started with a rather cold and rainy weather. Vineyards are now facing a heat wave. So far, everything is fine, vineyards are drawing water from the chalky soils, an unsurpassed advantage of our precious Côte des Blancs. Sun is good even if too much heat might block […]
23 May 2019
On the left a tendril, on the right a grape. With summer-like temperatures at the end of March, buds begin to swell. On April 5th, the morning frost, though insignificant, makes a lot of damage in our vineyards. Avize is heavily affected, as well as some vines in Vertus. Grass in our vines is good […]
1 May 2019
30 April 2019
Larmandier-Bernier “In the 1990s, Pierre Larmandier and his wife Sophie began to work the soils of their vineyards and abandoned the use of herbicides, moving toward organic and then biodynamic farming. They have had few imitators: “I thought I could be five years ahead of the others in giving up on chemical farming,” Pierre observed […]
22 March 2019
There is no happier noise than the popping of a cork Spring is a critical moment in the life cycle of every wine region. It’s the season of bud break and flowering, when you get the first, fragile inkling of the vintage that’s to come. (…) I ’m not one of those people who pooh-poohs […]