Collard-Picard is a collaboration between two traditional families who have been growing some of the finest grapes in the Champagne region since 1889. The Collard family has its vineyards based in the Marne Valley whilst the Picard family harks from the Cote des Blancs. Together they have created a new label that is all about returning the "art" to artisinal champagne making. They strive for excellence and distinction in all their wines, shunning the industrial approach that seems to have pervaded some of the larger, better known producers.
This pink champagne wine is from a vineyard classed
Premier Cru in the area of Vertus. In order to
enable the exceptional fulfilment of the aromas,
we use the technique which has practically
disappeared from the Champagne region. This
technique is called the «de Saignée» method.
Alcoholic fermentation and the growing
(elaboration) of the wine are carried out, without
malolactic fermentation, in high-capacity oak
barrels, called «foudres de chêne».
After aging inside the bottle for a few years in
our cellars, this blend is ready to be appreciated.
Its strength and the originality of its fruitiness
will amaze you. A true marvel !