Champagne Collard-Picard

8th May 2014

Champagne Collard-Picard

Founded in 1889, Collard-Picard are in two noble wine growing areas.

The COLLARD part being in the Marne Valley and the PICARD part being in the Cote des Blancs. “One can’t be born in the Champagne region without having the sap from the grapevines in one’s veins”

In the Collard-Picard  ‘firm’ it has been passed on from one generation to the next for two centuries.

Their wines express the savoir-faire of ancestral craftsman who have carved the way for a veritable passion.

A subtle alliance of tradition and Modernity

Paying careful attention to nature so as to understand and optimise it they gently help it along the way daily using the most natural procedures, such as ploughing grassing over….

Every winter they use memory, intuition and experience to blend the wines, an act of constant renewal.

Thanks to the age-old method given to them by their ancestors (ageing in high-capacity oak barrels, and by  stopping the bottles with cork and bottling) They have since added the needed touch of modernity (The more regulation of the tanks and air-conditioning in the cellars)

Loyal to values which are a part of their history, quality will always be their firms’ aim with a select product meant only for true champagne lovers.

Champagne Collard-Picard DOM. PICARD  Blanc de Blancs

The juice used in this blend come only from vineyards classed Grande Cru, notably from around the Oger and La Mesnil Sur Oger region, and is made entirely from the best of the best!!

Vinification without malolactic fermentation and elaboration take place in oak casks.

After aging for several years in bottles in their cellars, this blend is meant for true chardonnay fans.The great freshness and finesse of this champagne makes it an excellent appetizer as well as a great companion to seafood dishes.

Brut Cuvée Prestige

Made mostly from Grande Cru and 1st cru of Champagne wines.

The cuvee of prestige benefits from vinification without malolactic fermentation and elaboration in oak casks over a period of 10- 15 months on average.

Four years of blending then three years of ageing in the cellar make this blend exceptional.

A perfect balance of finesse, fruitiness and personality enables this wine to be enjoyed any time.

50% Chardonnay, 25% Pinot Noir and 25% Pinot Meunier.

Champagne Collard-Picard  Merveilles Rosé

This pink champagne is from a vineyard classed Premier Cru in the area of Vertus.

In order to enable the exceptional fulfilment in the aromas, the method of ‘De Saignee’ is used where by the skins of the black grapes are used to colour the wine.

Alcoholic fermentation and the making of the wine are carried out without malolatic fermentation, in the high capacity oak barrels.

After aging the bottles for a few years in the cellars , this blend is ready to be appreciated. Its strength and the originality of its fruitiness will amaze you.

Champagne Collard-Picard  Brut Cuvée Sélection

This Champagne from black grapes is made exclusively with the cuvee, which is the best part of the grape juice.

The vinification without malolactic fermentation is carried out in a thermo-regulated stainless steel tank, followed by a blending of  reserve wines elaborated in oak casks.

After aging for 3 years in the cellar, this blend is ready to be savoured as an aperitif,

It is fruity Champagne with refined effervescence.

50% Pinot Meunier and 50% Pinot Noir

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