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New Guide Book takes readers on a 5-star tasting journey around Champagne! Introducing Essi Avellan’s Champagne: A Guide for Champagne Lovers and Gourmet Travellers

New Guide Book takes readers on a 5-star tasting journey around Champagne! Introducing Essi Avellan’s Champagne: A Guide for Champagne Lovers and Gourmet Travellers

April 20, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Essi Avellan’s Champagne : A Guide for Champagne Lovers and Gourmet Travellers Thirsting to know more and more, Essi kept returning to Champagne. Based on her personal experience, she shares with the reader the essentials of 65 estates she appreciates. Additionally, she introduces her favourite restaurants, wine shops and hotels in the region. Also the Champenois, winemakers and cellar masters, share their […]
CIVC: Champagne shipments by markets in 2016, Champagne confirms value trend

CIVC: Champagne shipments by markets in 2016, Champagne confirms value trend

March 28, 2017, Christian Holthausen
In 2016 the Champagne world market has confirmed the positive value trend. The growing value per bottle is related to high-quality choices of consumers and to new drivers of growth in exports. Despite a small a decrease in volume (-2.1 percent) related to the difficulties of the French market and to the sudden depreciation of […]
Digital Tasting Booklet for the official #Champagne Experience Day 2017 in London organised by the UK Champagne Bureau

Digital Tasting Booklet for the official #Champagne Experience Day 2017 in London organised by the UK Champagne Bureau

March 27, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Please click on this link to download the final version of the Digital Tasting Booklet for the official #Champagne Experience Day being organised on Wednesday 29th March at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London. The booklet is smartphone/tablet responsive in order to facilitate its use on the day of the event. Digital Tasting […]
AR Lenoble is once again available in New York!

AR Lenoble is once again available in New York!

March 16, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Effective April 1, Champagne AR Lenoble will be exclusively distributed in New York by Lauber Imports, a division of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. Established in 1920, Champagne AR Lenoble is one of the last 100% family-owned, 100% independent producers in Champagne, making award-winning wines while managing 18 hectares of their own vineyards. Most of […]
Xavier Rousset to open Comptoir Café & Wine in April…and we’re already planning a tasting of AR Lenoble there in June!

Xavier Rousset to open Comptoir Café & Wine in April…and we’re already planning a tasting of AR Lenoble there in June!

March 15, 2017, Christian Holthausen
We’re excited to announce that Champagne AR Lenoble will be co-hosting a tasting on Tuesday 27th June at 18.30 at Master Sommelier and restaurateur Xavier Rousset’s brand new Comptoir Café & Wine, opening in April in London’s Mayfair. Comptoir Café & Wine will be the second ‘Comptoir’ in Rousset’s portfolio. He opened Mediterranean restaurant and wine […]
AR Lenoble Newsletter : Nos réflexions sur les vins clairs 2016

AR Lenoble Newsletter : Nos réflexions sur les vins clairs 2016

March 13, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Nos réflexions sur les vins clairs 2016 Après une année très difficile, les conditions climatiques qui ont précédé la vendange ont sauvé la récolte 2016. Un temps très ensoleillé s’est installé fin août – début septembre et a duré toute la période des vendanges pour nous permettre de rentrer des raisins bien murs. Les pinots […]
AR Lenoble Newsletter – Our thoughts on the 2016 vins clairs…

AR Lenoble Newsletter – Our thoughts on the 2016 vins clairs…

March 13, 2017, Christian Holthausen
The climatic conditions immediately before harvest saved the 2016 crop after a very challenging year. Beautiful sunshine at the end of August and in early September lasted throughout the harvest and permitted us to obtain ripe grapes. Our pinot meunier from Damery was ready to be picked much earlier than our chardonnay from Chouilly, something […]
The World of Fine Wine: “AR Lenoble: Double gold. Neil Beckett relished the first releases of two very different but equally successful expressions of 1996 grand cru Chouilly Chardonnay from the bijou house”

The World of Fine Wine: “AR Lenoble: Double gold. Neil Beckett relished the first releases of two very different but equally successful expressions of 1996 grand cru Chouilly Chardonnay from the bijou house”

March 6, 2017, Christian Holthausen
The World of Fine Wine – Issue 55 – 2017 The 1996 vintage was a special one for all Champagne producers, but for none more so than Antoine Malassagne (pictured). At the age of 28, he joined his sister Anne Malassagne as fourth-generation managing owners of the family firm AR Lenoble in Damery and saw […]
VINITALY to feature some of the best Champagne, Trentodoc and Franciacorta producers

VINITALY to feature some of the best Champagne, Trentodoc and Franciacorta producers

March 3, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Hosted by Michèle Shah, this exceptional tasting will feature the following exceptional wines: Ferrari Riserva Lunellli 2008 Ca’ del Bosco Vintage Collection Dosage Zéro Noir 2005 Bellavista Vittorio Moretti 2008 Champagne Jacques Selosse Version Originale Champagne Eric Rodez Les Grands Vendages (2006 – 2005 – 2004 – 2002 – 2000) Champagne Moussé Fils Extra Or […]
Announcing AR Lenoble Premier Cru Blanc de Noirs Bisseuil 2012 !

Announcing AR Lenoble Premier Cru Blanc de Noirs Bisseuil 2012 !

February 24, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Champagne AR Lenoble is pleased to announce that our AR LENOBLE PREMIER CRU BLANC DE NOIRS BISSEUIL VINTAGE 2012 will be released on 15th May 2017. Made from 100% Pinot Noir from our own 6 hectares of estate-owned vineyards in the Premier Cru village of Bisseuil and available in limited quantities, this exceptional blanc de noirs will be available […]