CHAMPAGNE DRAPPIER 1ER CRU BRUT NV

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CDCHNVNV16 UCAU
$54.99 Per item
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750ml (Bottle)
$54.99 Per item
A blend of 60% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Meunier, only from Grand Cru and Premier Cru vineyards, this is exceptional quality Champagne for an unbelievable price! Offering notes of pear, hazelnut and subtle toasty spice on the nose, it follows with a creamy mousse underpinned by hallmark Champagne acidity. Excellent aperitif wine and a true crown pleaser. In addition to making outstanding wines, Champagne Drappier are the first Carbon Neutral Champagne House, by reducing their carbon footprint to zero after a 10 year effort. 2017 that number will increase to 75%. The producer avoids using air conditioning in its cellars by utilising a free cooling system, with isolated air conditioning systems strategically used throughout the property. Further offsetting its carbon footprint, Drappier has recently invested in a wind turbine company in India and, as of Janaury 2016, claims to be the first Champagne House in the world to have reduced their carbon emissions to a net zero carbon footprint. “Investing in a sustainable project in India is our way of expressing gratitude to this small, but dynamic, market for Champagne”, said Michel Drappier, winemaker and CEO of Champagne Drappier. The house also plans to “aggressively reduce fuel consumption” over the ne(more...)
A blend of 60% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Meunier, only from Grand Cru and Premier Cru vineyards, this is exceptional quality Champagne for an unbelievable price! Offering notes of pear, hazelnut and subtle toasty spice on the nose, it follows with a creamy mousse underpinned by hallmark Champagne acidity. Excellent aperitif wine and a true crown pleaser. In addition to making outstanding wines, Champagne Drappier are the first Carbon Neutral Champagne House, by reducing their carbon footprint to zero after a 10 year effort. 2017 that number will increase to 75%. The producer avoids using air conditioning in its cellars by utilising a free cooling system, with isolated air conditioning systems strategically used throughout the property. Further offsetting its carbon footprint, Drappier has recently invested in a wind turbine company in India and, as of Janaury 2016, claims to be the first Champagne House in the world to have reduced their carbon emissions to a net zero carbon footprint. “Investing in a sustainable project in India is our way of expressing gratitude to this small, but dynamic, market for Champagne”, said Michel Drappier, winemaker and CEO of Champagne Drappier. The house also plans to “aggressively reduce fuel consumption” over the ne(more...)

Scores & Reviews

4 / 5

Guide Bettane et Desseauve

"It is with great contentment that we have heard of their 4th star awarded to our House, placing us amongst other very prestigious names in Champagne: Agrapart, Billecart-Salmon, Bruno Paillard, Charles Heidsieck, De Sousa, Deutz, Gosset, Philipponat." - Champagne Drappier