B R U T P R E M I E R
Up heavals of the start of the twentieth century—in particular the First World War that
destroyed more than half of the Louis Roederer estate—led Léon Olry Roederer to reconstruct
his vineyard. He decided to buy in grapes to ensure continuity during the period of crisis.
In doing so, he created a wine of several vintages with a constant taste whatever the year of
harvesting. Today this wine is Brut Premier!
Delicate and elegant. Its reserve wines bring rich round fl avours that make it vibrant, fresh and
40% Pinot noir - 40% Chardonnay - 20% Pinot Meunier - 5% of wines are matured in oak
casks with weekly batonnage - 10% of reserve wines are matured in casks – Partial malolactic
fermentation. Brut Premier uses all 3 Champagne grape varieties from more than 40 different
plots. The wine is an assemblage of 6 years of harvesting, a part of which comes from the Louis Roederer reserve wine collection, matured in oak casks for several years. It is matured for 3 years in the cellar and rested for 6 months after disgorgement to perfect maturity. Dosage of
between 10 and 11 g/l is adapted to each vintage.
From the outset, Brut Premier affi rms its personality and seduction: the texture is full and
generous and, in a fairly unexpected way, integrates characteristics of maturity associated with
fruitier and more refreshing notes. The wine has a fresh festive fi nesse…
“In the mouth, the wine has structure, richness and length. It is a full, complex wine that is
both modern and powerful, whilst remaining a great classic. Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon
This champagne is absolutely terrific, "the best non vintage (no year like most famous champagnes), which is" alduis Matt Skinner, sommelier at Jamie Oliver.