Would you like to visit AR Lenoble? As one of the last 100% family-owned, 100% independent producers in Champagne, we offer a variety of different options.
Visit #1: “Visit & Discovery of the Wines of AR Lenoble” (Visite et dégustation)
Private tour of the estate: wine presses, winery and cellars followed by a tasting of the 3 emblematic champagnes of AR Lenoble: Intense “mag 14”, Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Chouilly “mag 14” and Rosé Terroirs Bisseuil-Chouilly.
Visit #2: “Black & White” (Le Noir et le Blanc)
This workshop illustrates the contrast between Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. 4 great wines of Champagne will be tasted and enjoyed over lunch in the family home of Anne and Antoine Malassagne: Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Chouilly, Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Chouilly Vintage, Premier Cru Blanc de Noirs Bisseuil Vintage and Rosé Terroirs Chouilly-Bisseuil. The tasting is preceded (or followed) by a visit of the House: wine presses, vats and traditional cellars of the eighteenth century.
Visit #3: “The Subtlety of Dosage” (Subtilité du Dosage)
A unique tasting of champagne with original dishes focused on the role of dosage, its role in the appreciation of a champagne and its evolution over time. The exercise begins with a comparative tasting of three champagnes made from the same blend but with different levels of dosage: Intense, Brut Nature Dosage Zéro and Cuvée Riche. It ends with the astonishing revelation of an old demi-sec vintage. The tasting is preceded (or followed) by a visit of the House of 45 minutes: wine presses, vats and traditional cellars of the eighteenth century.
Visit #4: “Chouilly Master Class” (Master Class Chouilly)
This workshop consists of a “vertical” from Chouilly, the famous Grand Cru village on the Côte des Blancs whose terroir defines the signature style of AR Lenoble. An exceptional lunch is served in perfect harmony with 5 great wines of Champagne. You will have the unique opportunity to taste 5 different Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs, including 2 pacellellaire expressions as well as 1 older vintage taken from the personal cellar of Anne and Antoine Malassagne. The tasting is preceded (or followed) by a visit of the House of 45 minutes: presses, vats and traditional cellars of the eighteenth century.
Visit #5: “Champagne & Caviar” (Champagne et Caviar)
4 exceptional and rare champagnes, classified Grand Cru and Premier Cru: Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru – Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru 2008 – Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Gentilhomme 2009 and Blanc de Noirs Premier Cru 2012 will be paired with 3 different caviars and 1 Tarama made from the coarl of sea urchin, all provided by Comptoir du Caviar.
Visit #6: “Picnic in the Vineyards” (Pique-nique au milieu des Vignes)
Visit the house of AR Lenoble in Damery then head off to our vineyards in the Premier Cru village of Bisseuil for a champagne picnic in our lodge in the middle of the vineyards. This is a very unique tasting experience in the countryside. * In case of bad weather, your meal can also take place in our private dining room in Damery.
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