Champagne André Robert, Grand Cru Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Côte des Blancs (RM)

    This Le Mesnil-based C tes des Blancs family domaine is undergoing an energetic transition led by Claire Robert who has taken over direction and has now persuaded her husband Jean-Baptiste to join her (and stop commuting to Paris!) as her father Bertrand has retired.  Some 14ha are owned, much spread as far apart as the Marne, Vertus,  Etréchy, and the Vitrayat.  But the heart of the domaine is the 6.5ha in grand cru Le Mesnil itself. Viticulture is as sustainable and  green as possible, with ploughing, and there is now coveted HVE certification. Winemaking combines stainless steel and impeccably managed barriques and a consistently blocked malolactic for all cuvées. 



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