Mailly Grand cru : keeping up with the Bordeaux spirit

by / 22 March 2013 Uncategorized No Comments

Mailly Grand Cru takes advantage of an exceptionnal soil to elaborate a high fashion line of products using plot by plot vinification.

The soil, the sun exposition, the human know how all take part, quite naturally, in making Mailly Grand Cru very unique, located in a special territory and classified as the Reims mountain Grand Cru since 1920. « Our strong point is to be located in one growing and production area, within the unique perimeter of the Mailly-Champagne county » specifies Jean-François Préau, Chief executive Officer.
Our wine makers nurture 489 parcels in the domain with specific care, aiming at extracting from each and every parcel its richness and character. Their work contributes to offer very selective wine making processes in order to elaborate a line that reflects perfectly the territory’s specificities, from ¾ black Pinots and ¼ Chardonnays.
Mailly Grand Cru specifics : a northern exposure, 35 years old average wineyards, and a well controlled productivity that provide the wine with finesse and subtelty. Th company developps very delicate Champagnes, to be served preferably as apéritif as well as to accompany subtle dishes.
Precision, creativity, elegance and sobriety, such are Mailly Grand Crus cardinal vertus. The company has invested 3 million Euros in new production machinery. It sells 500 00 bottles a year, half on the international market, Europe and far away prestigious customers. They sell quite well, with only the Brut Réserve going for less than 30 Euros retail price.

Jean Batillet

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