logo idealwine 2018
loader
Fixed Price Sale
Blanc de Noirs Sève Brut Nature Olivier Horiot  2012 - Lot of 1 Bottle
Blanc de Noirs Sève Brut Nature Olivier Horiot  2012 - Lot of 1 Bottle Blanc de Noirs Sève Brut Nature Olivier Horiot  2012 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Blanc de Noirs Sève Brut Nature Olivier Horiot 2012

The Sève Blanc de Noirs is produced on the principle of "one grape variety, one vineyard plot, one year". A superb, powerful and mineral Champagne.

  • €39

Quantity
(Bottle)

The wines and their storage conditions have been checked by our specialists team

All our wines are stored in our temperature and hygrometry controlled cellar

Lot Description: Blanc de Noirs Sève Brut Nature Olivier Horiot 2012

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 12 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Champagne
  • Appellation/Wine: Champagne
  • Climat/Cuvée: Blanc de Noirs Sève Brut Nature
  • Producer/Owner: Olivier Horiot
  • Vintage: 2012
  • Color: Sparkling
  • Grape variety: 100% Pinot noir
  • Service temperature (in °C): 9

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Environment friendly
  • Size (in ha): 8.5
  • Volume: 40000 bouteilles
  • Intensity : Low dosage
  • Dominant aroma : Red fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • This 100% Pinot Noir is a clean, powerful champagne, opening out against a background of acidity providing the perfect balance. This cuvée is produced as Brut Nature (non-dosed).

    Olivier Horiot has been a revelation in the Champagne region in recent years. His family has lived in Riceys in the heart of the Côte des Bar for a long time. This village is the only one in Champagne to boast three appellations. One of these is Champagne, of course, but there are also two still wine appellations: Coteaux Champenois (red and white) and Rosé des Riceys. The latter is an astonishing and aromatic rosé, its appeal may be narrow but it is absolutely superb when Olivier Horiot is involved.  Horiot cultivates 8.5 hectares in the commune. The majority is planted with Pinot Noir, as usual in the Aube, but he also grows Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier and Arbane, an old, traditional variety that is increasingly popular with "specialised" winegrowers. The domain is in the midst of development. Olivier Horiot has taken over new vineyard parcels (through acquisition or family donations) 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 express themselves fully. 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.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

Report a problem with this lot ? Report

Further information

  • Service temperature
  • Peak -