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History

David Léclapart is a fourth-generation Champagne house located in the premier cru village of Trépail in the Montagne de Reims. When his father passed away in 1996 and his mother asked him to take over the estate, he agreed to do so only on the condition that he would be able to farm biodynamically. Since the 2000 vintage the estate has been certified biodynamic by both Ecocert and Demeter. David himself biodynamically farms his three hectares of land divided among 20 parcels, guided by the principles of purity, energy, pleasure and ecology.
 

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Winemaking

He believes the creative forces behind biodynamics (water, earth, wind, and fire) work in perfect accordance with his four principles to show how nature expresses itself through Champagne. These practices are continued in the cellar, where there is minimal intervention. Dedicated to transmitting the individual characteristics of each vintage and vineyard into his wines, David does not use any reserve wines, and all of his wines are no dosage.

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6 different wines with 28 vintages

1 official sellers in 1 countries

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Wine Moments

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 Richard Juhlin , Wine Writer (Sweden)  tasted  2 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  28 wines 

The weather gods were in their best mood in 2008 vintage, and the vines remained unusually fresh from the attack and gave a very good harvest- ing. An absolutely gorgeous vintage that has it all!


Best vintage since 1996, and unlike the tart 1990s, there are wonderful wines directly with their delicious fruit intensity and match- less balance. All the ones I tasted from the vats are magical, and I have a hard time imagining nothing other than buying everything you see of this vintage. So far the leaders are Diebolt- Vallois eur de Passion ahead of Vouette & Sorbée and Michel Turgy, but many giants will surely win over them.

3y 7m ago

 Edward Cuvée, Pro (Finland)  tasted  2 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  9 wines 

Clos du Mesnil 2002 is amazing :D

3y 10m ago

 Alper Alpaslan, Pro (Germany)  tasted  10 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  10 wines 

Leclapart L'Apotre Vertical tasting with Richard Juhlin

4y 1d ago

 Edward Cuvée, Pro (Finland)  tasted  3 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  22 wines 

some wines from november to december. 

4y 3m ago

 Edward Cuvée, Pro (Finland)  tasted  4 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  16 wines 

some october tasted wines.

4y 3m ago

 Richard Juhlin , Wine Writer (Sweden)  tasted  1 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  77 wines 

“The best Champagnes from 2002 vintage: As in Bourgogne, this is a beautiful and generous vintage with a bright future in store. It
is the rst time that I start to feel a tad old in the game. Because I have tried the vintage before in my life! Yes, the 2002 is so strikingly similar to the 1982 that I think I can predict the vintage’s whole life curve. I believe in a very linear curve without ups and downs. The wine will eventually become more buttery and fatter, with a relatively high acidity, and it will do its job in silence. The wines will reach their top at twenty to thirty years of age. Most promising
so far are many growers such as Egly-Ouriet, Michel Arnould, Pierre Gimonnet & Fils, Jacques Selosse, and Diebolt-Vallois. Amour the Deutz, Piper-Heidsieck, Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque Blanc de Blancs, and Louis Roederer Cristal are pure nectar, but the most intellec- tually challenging are Jacquesson’s vineyard wines Champ Cain and Vauzelle de Terme.”

4y 10m ago

 Edward Cuvée, Pro (Finland)  tasted  1 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  17 wines 

“grande champagne event + after bubbly”

4y 11m ago

 Tapio Schrey  tasted  1 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  16 wines 

“Nice opportunity to sample a good variety of wines”

5y 5m ago

 Edward Cuvée, Pro (Finland)  tasted  1 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  19 wines 

“Few days in September.”

5y 6m ago

 Jason Lee / Sommelier, Pro (China)  tasted  1 wines  from  David Léclapart . In a tasting of  34 wines 

“A great wine month: Dominus 2012 was one of the best together with La Mission 2010 vintage.”

5y 8m ago

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