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Soléra Brut Nature Olivier Horiot

  • Yellow fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for the adventurous
  • Color:Sparkling
  • Organic
  • 12% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

A Champagne produced from seven varieties using the solera method, heavily inspired by sherry production techniques. More info

No fewer than seven grape varieties make up this cuvée, including mainly Pinot Noir, some Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier and Arbane, one of Champagne’s traditional grapes. This Champagne is produced using the famous solera method, which is heavily inspired by Andalusian sherry production. On tasting, this remarkable wine reveals an attractive golden appearance and a bouquet releasing complex, evolving notes of yellow fruit, white-fleshed fruit and tertiary notes (almonds). Full bodied and supple, it has a long finish featuring extremely indulgent notes. A truly great wine produced from seven varieties, requiring several years' keeping; it can be served at the table with flavoursome dishes. This wine will improve with a few years of ageing.

Soléra Brut Nature Olivier Horiot serve at a temperature of 9°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Noix de saint-jacques au safran, Lapin à la crème, Soupe à l'oignon gratinée.

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Soléra Brut Nature Olivier Horiot

Cuvée presentation

No fewer than seven grape varieties make up this cuvée, including mainly Pinot Noir, some Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier and Arbane, one of Champagne’s traditional grapes. This Champagne is produced using the famous solera method, which is heavily inspired by Andalusian sherry production. On tasting, this remarkable wine reveals an attractive golden appearance and a bouquet releasing complex, evolving notes of yellow fruit, white-fleshed fruit and tertiary notes (almonds). Full bodied and supple, it has a long finish featuring extremely indulgent notes. A truly great wine produced from seven varieties, requiring several years' keeping; it can be served at the table with flavoursome dishes. This wine will improve with a few years of ageing.

Information about domain Olivier Horiot

Located in Les Riceys, the Olivier Horiot domain has belonged to the same family for several generations. The villages that makes up Les Riceys have a tumultuous past (in its long history, it has been defined and redefined as both Burgundy and Champagne) yet Olivier Horiot has succeeded in producing innovative and unusual wines from biodynamic viticulture and natural processes. Les Riceys is in fact the only village in the Champagne region permitted to produce both non-sparkling (red and white Côteaux Champenois as well as rosé) and sparkling wines. Since 1999, Olivier Horiot has made it his mission to bring back the region’s seven indigenous grape varieties, producing cuvées coveted by both beginners and seasoned enthusiasts. Olivier Horiot has been a revelation in the Champagne region in recent years. His family has lived in Les Riceys in the heart of the Côte des Bar part of Champagne for generations. Furthering its uniqueness, Les Riceys is the only one in Champagne to boast three appellations. One of these is Champagne, of course, but there are also two non-sparkling wine appellations: Côteaux Champenois (red and white) and Rosé des Riceys. The latter is an astonishing and aromatic rosé. Its appeal may be narrow, but the talent Olivier Horiot has ensured it is perfectly crafted. Horiot farms 8.5 hectares in the commune of Les Riceys. The majority is planted with Pinot Noir (classic variety for Aube), but he also grows Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier and Arbane, an old, traditional variety that is increasingly popular with "specialised" winegrowers. Olivier Horiot has taken over new vineyard parcels (through family or acquisition) and since 2013, the vineyard has had official organic and biodynamic accreditation (Biodyvin). Olivier Horiot has also built and fitted out a brand-new cellar, providing the best possible conditions for wine production where the grapes can reach their full potential. Possibly inspired by nearby Burgundy, the domain is increasingly separating out its different terroirs into distinct cuvées. The result is superb champagnes with a strong personality that stand out from the often more anonymous blended champagnes.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • French customs seal: no
  • Alcohol percentage: 12 %
  • Country/Region: Champagne
  • Appellation/Wine: Champagne
  • Producer/Owner: Olivier Horiot
  • Color: Sparkling
  • Service temperature:
  • Viticulture: Biodynamics 
  • Size (in ha): 8.5
  • Volume: 40000
  • Intensity: Crisp
  • Dominant aroma: Yellow fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: Arbane, petite meslier, chardonnay, pinot blanc, pinot gris, pinot meunier, pinot noir
Soléra Brut Nature Olivier Horiot
Soléra Brut Nature Olivier Horiot

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