The VDLT community, our friends and family can enjoy Champagne Maillart's Premier Cru , Grand Cru Rose, and Blanc de Blancs 2011 with the 9th generation vigneron, Nicolas Maillart.
Purchase a 3 pack that includes one of each champagne for $156, and receive access to a link to tune in on September 22nd to a live video tasting with Nicholas Maillart from his winery. Invite some friends over and enjoy!
You'll be able to see prices, purchase wines, and join in on the fun.Free Trial Membership
The Maillart Family has been farming grapes in the village of Montagne de Reims since at least 1753, though there is evidence that they may have been associated with these vineyards 200 years prior.
Nicolas (9th generation) has been in charge since 2003. He is deeply committed to sustainable farming. Maillart is one of the first Champagne estates labeled both HVE (Haute Valeur Environnementale or High Environmental Value in English) and sustainable viticulture. His installation of photovoltaic panels resulted in energy production almost equaling their usage.
The 8.5-hectare estate of only 1er and Grand Cru vineyards in Bouzy, Ecueil and Villers-Allerand are planted to 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Chardonnay. All of their plots are well-situated about halfway up their respective slopes.
In the cellar, fermentation and maturation can occur either in tank, barrel or both depending on the source. The result is a variety of styles for creating blends, as well as the option of producing a wine from a single, particularly impressive batch of grapes. Six different cuvées are produced.