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Wineries: Champagne Francis Boulard

The overall impression of these wines is captivating and confirms the countless awards this champagne wins each year and also its amazing heritage.

The family winery of Francis Boulard has grown classics such as Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay (without which champagne cannot be produced) since 1792 on its vineyards with the Grand Cru label.

Slightly hilly vineyards on over 10 hectares with an average age of over 30 years are located on regionally typical chalky soils. Its treatment is carried out fully under basics of ecological agriculture with traits of biodynamic growth. Much attention is paid to the proper timing of hand-picking and thinning of grapes to achieve optimal aging and maximal bouquet and sweetness. The grape processing and vinification of cider is carried out in small stainless steel tanks and aging is then carried out in barrique oak barrels from Bordeaux and Bourgogne. In the wine mixing, the Solera principal is used whereby wine from each harvest is vinified alone and prior to bottling, the new mixture is added to mixture from previous years however only up to 1/5 of the total amount.

The Francis Boulard wines house a vast palette of high quality classic cuvee Bruts from red varieties such as Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay, impressive Blanc de Blancs only in white Chardonnay grapes and captivatingly nice Rose from Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.

http://www.francis-boulard.com