Frerejean Freres

Frerejean Frères Premier Cru NV

AOC Champagne, France

Blend: 50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Noir

£48.00

We are delighted to offer this Brut wine made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes aged for a minimum of five years and picked on old vines of over 40 years old in Premier and Grand Cru vineyards of the Côte des Blancs in Champagne. It is elegant, with a beautiful maturity of fruits and tension on the palate.

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Its expressive nose develops aromas of baked apples and dry fruits leading to aromas of honey and almonds.
On the palate, nuances of white fruits, spices, candied fruits, honey and brioche are enhanced by a delicate mousse.

Service: Serve chilled at 8-10°C.

Food Pairing: This exceptional vin de Champagne will blend perfectly with a game meat.

Didier Pierson

Maison Frerejean Frères was founded in 2005 by three brothers in the Grand Cru village of Avize, Champagne. Vines are over 40 years old, with the Grand Cru cuvée using grapes from vines dating back to 1926. The chalky soil is special here and the roots have to hunt for water and nutrients which drives good acidity. Originally conceived as a passion project to produce small-batch wines for friends and family, over time production has grown to over 130,000 bottles/year. The aim is not to reach 300,000 bottles of production, maintaining exclusive quality. The family motto is: "We take our time to make a champagne for people who can take the time to drink it". The result is a collection of very special champagnes and we love this mindful approach to appreciating quality sustainable wine.

The Frerejean Frère ethos is one of craftsmanship and attention to detail, with the aim of ensuring the vines can express the terroir as perfectly as possible with minimal intervention in the vinification process. This means natural treatments, allowing nature to do what it does best. Low sulphites, low addition of sugar (thanks to later harvesting) and longer aging. Although not certified organic, this Champagne House avoids chemical treatments and aims for a fully natural approach to farming. Flowers are left to grow, and nature is left to take its course. This is a great sustainable approach to winemaking.

White | Sparkling | 75cl | 12.5% ABV | Contains Sulphites

Recognition: Japan Women's Wine Awards: Gold, 89: Robert Parker, 94: Bordeaux Index, 16.5/20: Janice Robinson

Vinification: Non Vintage, Malolactic fermentation, Resting at least 6 months in cellar after disgorgement, Brut.

  • Organic - Practising (Uncertified)
  • Vegan - Practising (Uncertified)

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