List of products by winery Roger Coulon
Champagne Roger Coulon et Fils, 12 Rue de la Vigne du Roy, 51390 Vrigny, France
The name Roger Coulon is synonymous with fine champagne that comes from the heart of Champagne, more precisely from the town of Vrigny Montagne de Reims. The vineyards of the family business extend over five different villages. The Roger Coulon champagne comes from the best grapes from these locations.
The history of the family business
The production of the finest champagne creations from the house of Roger Coulon goes back to the year 1806. Today, the siblings Louise and Edgar Coulon are the ninth generation to run the champagne house. They bring their experience from wineries in Bandol, Burgundy, southern England, Australia and New Zealand to the company. Ever since Edgar Coulon took over responsibility for the Roger Coulon champagne, it has increasingly been aged in oak barrels.
The special thing about the Roger Coulon champagne
The champagne has 40% Pinot Meunier the house of Roger Coulon has an unusually high percentage of black Riesling grapes. The vine is supplemented by 30% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay. The oldest vines were planted in 1924, with the average age of the vines being just under 40 years.
Champagne from Premier Cru vineyards
Today, the family business cultivates around 10 hectares, which are 109 plots distributed in 8 municipalities. The individual layers "Les Linguets", "Les Limons" and "Le Village" are between 60 and 82 years old and classified as Premier Cru. Harvesting the grapes is the top priority for "Roger Coulon".
The style of Roger Coulon champagne
The grapes are harvested in good time so that the base wines contain a little less alcohol. Only the high-quality juice is used for pressing and all wines are spontaneously fermented. The champagnes of the house have a very few and dry style and a fine perlage.