La Collection des Connaisseurs
The ultimate of the ultimate. With rare exceptions, these champagnes can only be found at the world's most celebrated five-star restaurants: The French Laundry, Gary Danko, and Eleven Madison Park, and others.
Indulge, mon ami!
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The gift box alone says "Joie de Champagne" and bon vivant! Each box holds one bottle. Illustration by Margaret Hurst.
Rich & voluptuous, this treasure is named for the Archbishop Aubry de Humbert, who, in May 1211, laid the foundation stone of the Reims Cathedral ~ home to the coronation of French Kings.
Made from 100% Chardonnay grapes grown in a single Grand Crú vineyard in Chouilly.
“Fût de Chêne” (“Oak Barrels”) is 100% Chardonnay fermented and aged in, yes, French oak barrels, coopered from oak grown on the top of the Montagne de Reims. A favorite for the fantastical pairings at the famed Alinea (awarded three stars by Michelin).
“V&C has a cult following for its refined, elegant Champagnes”. - Food & Wine
The first estate bottlers in Champagne. Awarded the acclaimed "Special Club" title after a blind tasting by members of the exclusive Club Trésors. Gift boxed. Note: VIntage is 2009.
Robert Parker has rated Vilmart & Cie as “Outstanding”. Note: 2013 Vintage
The Darling of Master Sommeliers
Awarded the acclaimed "Special Club" title after a blind tasting by members of the exclusive Club Trésors. Gift boxed. Note: Vintage is 2012
From 35-year-old Chardonnay vines, this is an exceptional vintage ~ something a patient bon vivant would cellar. That said, I have yet to meet a terribly patient bon vivant.
For you my dear bon vivant, stock your Reserve...or for the gift they will never forget. Twelve of Wine Spectator's favorite Champagnes from throughout the region. Complimentary shipping.