Brut Première Cuvée is a true reflection of the Champagne area because it includes the 3 grape varieties from more than 30 villages. At 60% of the house production, it is the flagship of Bruno Paillard style. Top quality wine, Brut Première Cuvée has to survive any harvest whether rich or poor. No effort is saved to reach this constant quality.
-The exclusive use of the first pressing, also named “cuvee”, guarantees the best and purest juice.
-The noblest varieties dominate the blend: 45% of Pinot Noir, 33% of chardonnay and 22% of Pinot Meunier.
-Depending on the year, the blend includes 20 to 50% of “Brut Première Cuvée Reserved Wines” aged in tanks and barrels.
-In the event of a very bad year, production is down and more reserved wines are used (as for 1994 and 2001).
-The ageing of Brut Première Cuvée goes far beyond the law. Bottles spend more than three years in the cellar before disgorgement plus 3 to 4 months after.
-A true “Brut”, this wine has a very low “dosage” with only 6 grams per litre. Fine and elegant, Brut Première Cuvée is a wine of balance and complexity. This wine is available in 75 cl bottles, half bottles and magnums. Each bottle carries a back label with the date of its disgorgement.