Since its creation in 1806, the Roger Coulon Champagne House has advocated a deep respect for the environment. Produced without chemical inputs and according to the precepts of organic farming, the vintages of this house express the finesse and identity of the great terroirs of the Montagne de Reims and the Côte des Blancs.
A true ode to the generations that have shaped the history of the house, this Premier Cru Extra Brut by Roger Coulon takes its name from the Latin term "Heri-Hodie" meaning "Yesterday-Today". This cuvée is made from grapes coming from vineyards of the Montagne de Reims, the emblematic terroir of Champagne. The vines are 20 to 50 years old and are cultivated using organic farming and agroforestry methods. The east-facing vines are poised at an altitude of 120 to 150 metres and are planted on sandy soil.
Vinification and ageing
Pressing then deliberately short settling to preserve the wine and the phenolic compounds. No chaptalisation. Spontaneous alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts in vats and small barrels, then natural malolactic fermentation.
The wine is aged in demi-muids (10%) for 10 months. The production of this cuvée includes 90% reserve wines from the perpetual reserve of Pinot Meunier, aged in stainless steel tanks since 1995.
Natural clarification, bottling is carried out without fining or filtration. Aged for a minimum of 3 years in the underground cellars. This Extra Brut champagne is dosed at 3g/L.
Pinot Meunier (100%).
The colour is a beautiful golden hue. The effervescence is fine and delicate.
The nose blends fruity fragrances (fresh mango, dried apricots) with delicious pastry and vanilla notes.
Ample, lively and precise, the palate exudes spicy aromas.
Food and wine pairing
Enjoy as an aperitif, this champagne will also complement fish or a shellfish terrine.