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Brut Nature Cumières Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon Louis Roederer Philippe Starck Pinot Noir

Premiere – 2006 Louis Roederer ‘Brut Nature’

It’s not every day that one of the great houses launch a new champagne. In fact it’s 40 years since last time that Champagne Louis Roederer has launched a new one.

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Chardonnay Chouilly Cristal Dubois Père & Fils Hautvillers Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon Le Mesni Le Mesnil-sûr-Oger Louis Roederer Mareuil Pinot Meunier Pinot Noir Reuil Verzenay Verzy Vins Clairs

Louis Roederer -‘a voyage into the making of brut prémier’

The still wines of Champagnes, vins clairs, very seldom leaves the cellars of Reims. and equally seldom outsiders from the Champagne industry have the opportunity to taste them. Under the guidens of Chef de caves Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon I had the opportunity to go through rhe parts that ends up in the final blend of Brut Premier.

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2005 Louis Roederer' Cristal' 2006 Louis Roederer 'Cristal Rosé' Blanc de Blancs champagne spring trip Cristal Dom Pérignon Dubois Père & Fils Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon Le Mesnil Louis Roederer Louis Roederer 'Brut Premier' Louis Roederer 'Rosé Oenothèque' Oenothèque

champagne spring trip – day 1 – Louis Roederer

Late afternoon we checked-in at the magnificent hotel in Reims L’Assiette Champenoise (Now 3 stars in Guide Michelin). Round 6p.m. the bus left for unbeatable Champagne Louis Roederer. first we had  a visit at the cellars at 74, rue de Savoye followed by a splendid world unique Cristal vinothèque dinner served at the Golden room in Louis Roederer private mansion with the winemaker, the charming  Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon.