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Georges Laval

organic

Champagne Georges Laval is one of the finest micro-growers in the world of Champagne.  Vincent Laval is a true artist, producing wines from a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier from the tiny village of Cumieres on the Montagne de Reims, just above the Vallee de la Marne.

Vincent has been growing his vines and doing his vineyard work organically since the mid 1970’s, even going to the extent of farming several rows of this neighbor’s grapes organically to prevent any overspray onto his own vineyards.  His wines are superb, crystalline expressions of the very best that Champagne can produce, and typically bottled with ZERO dosage to better express the fruit and the terroir.

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Cumieres Brut Nature NV

Brilliant and elegant, long and lean, a perfect food Champagne.  33% Chardonnay, 33% Pinot Noir, 33% Pinot Meunier (Cumieres),  0.0 grams/liter dosage.

Available in 750ml, demi-bouteille and magnum

 

“Les Chenes” Brut Zero 2011

100% Chardonnay, prime vineyard parcel located 500m below the Abbey of Hautvilliers. Approx 1750 bottles produced

 

Brut Zero Rose NV

A blend of old-vine Pinot Meunier and small-berry Pinot Noir, this wine shows highly concentrated berry fruit aromatics wrapped around a distinctive mineral core.  1890 bottles & 100 magnums produced.