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 ǀ Viticultureǀ Vinificationǀ Undosed
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.
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 […]
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 […]
7 March 2019
Happy to announce the release of our 2012 Chemins d’Avize ! Originating from our two vieilles vignes vineyards in the heart of Avize and the latest of special Champagnes, this distinguished cuvée should be tasted on “alone together” occasions ….
13 February 2019
En couple ou célibataire, que vous l’aimiez ou que vous la détestiez, c’est aujourd’hui la Saint-Valentin et vous n’y échapperez pas. Pour ne pas être pris de sueur froide au moment de choisir le champagne qui va magnifier le dîner (ou le plateau télé) que vous avez préparé avec amour, voici 14 beaux champagnes rosés […]