Champagne Roses de Jeanne Cédric Bouchard

Champagne Roses de Jeanne Cédric Bouchard is a renowned Champagne produced by the talented vigneron Cédric Bouchard. Bouchard is widely celebrated for his commitment to crafting exceptional, terroir-driven Champagnes with a focus on minimal intervention and organic practices.

Roses de Jeanne, named after Bouchard's grandmother, represents a collection of single-vineyard, single-varietal Champagnes that showcase the unique characteristics of each plot of land and grape variety. Bouchard's approach is deeply rooted in the concept of "vins clairs," or clear wines, where he seeks to preserve the purity and expression of the grapes from vineyard to bottle.

The Champagne Roses de Jeanne Cédric Bouchard typically features Pinot Noir grapes sourced from old vines grown in the Aube region of Champagne, specifically in the villages of Celles-sur-Ource and Polisot. Bouchard's commitment to organic and biodynamic farming practices ensures that the grapes are cultivated in harmony with nature, resulting in wines that truly reflect the terroir.

In the cellar, Bouchard employs a non-interventionist approach, allowing the natural fermentation process to unfold without the use of additives or excessive manipulation. The result is Champagne that is vibrant, expressive, and reflective of its origin.

Each cuvée under the Roses de Jeanne label carries its own distinct personality, influenced by the unique soil composition, microclimate, and vineyard practices of the site from which it hails. Bouchard's meticulous attention to detail and dedication to quality shine through in every bottle of Champagne Roses de Jeanne, making it a favorite among Champagne enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Overall, Champagne Roses de Jeanne Cédric Bouchard stands as a testament to the artistry and passion of its creator, offering an exceptional expression of terroir and a memorable drinking experience for those fortunate enough to savor its delights.

Cédric Bouchard produces a diverse range of Champagnes under the Roses de Jeanne label, each showcasing a unique combination of grape varieties, vineyard sites, and winemaking techniques. Here's an overview of some of the notable cuvées produced by Cédric Bouchard:

  1. Roses de Jeanne Blanc de Noirs: This cuvée is crafted exclusively from Pinot Noir grapes sourced from old vines in the Aube region. It is a Blanc de Noirs Champagne, meaning it is made solely from black grapes, resulting in a rich and robust expression with notes of red fruit, citrus, and a distinct minerality.

  2. Roses de Jeanne Côte de Val Vilaine: This single-vineyard Champagne is sourced from a specific plot known as Côte de Val Vilaine, located in the village of Celles-sur-Ource. It is typically made from Pinot Noir grapes and showcases the unique terroir of the site, characterized by its clay-limestone soils and southeast-facing exposure.

  3. Roses de Jeanne La Parcelle: La Parcelle is another single-vineyard Champagne that highlights the individuality of its terroir. This cuvée may feature either Pinot Noir or Chardonnay grapes, depending on the specific vineyard plot selected by Bouchard. It offers a precise and focused expression of the vineyard's characteristics, with a balance of fruit, minerality, and acidity.

  4. Inflorescence: Inflorescence is a unique Champagne produced by Cédric Bouchard in collaboration with his friend and fellow winemaker, Pascal Agrapart. It is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes sourced from both of their respective vineyards. Inflorescence showcases the harmonious blending of their terroirs and winemaking philosophies, resulting in a complex and elegant Champagne.

  5. Roses de Jeanne La Haute-Lemblée: La Haute-Lemblée is a special cuvée that comes from a single vineyard site with clay-limestone soils located in the village of Polisot. Made primarily from Pinot Noir grapes, this Champagne is known for its depth, structure, and aging potential. It offers a concentrated expression of the terroir, with layers of ripe fruit, floral aromatics, and a long, lingering finish.

These are just a few examples of the diverse range of Champagnes produced by Cédric Bouchard under the Roses de Jeanne label. Each cuvée reflects Bouchard's dedication to terroir-driven winemaking, minimal intervention in the cellar, and commitment to quality, resulting in wines of exceptional character and complexity.

De wijnen van Roses de Jeanne Cédric Bouchard kunt u drinken bij Restaurant VINEUM in Rotterdam