Champagne de Barfontarc is a small champagne house situated in the Cotes de Bar in the department of Aube, in the south of the champagne region. It is a cooperative with about 100 hectares of vineyards owned by its growers.
The name originates from the nearby villages of Bar, Fontaine and Arconville. The winery and offices are located in the village of Baroville.
The wines made are stylish and elegant and benefit from a minimum of 3 years bottle age before sale (often more).
The quality of this range of champagnes is outstanding, as witnessed by the numerous medals and awards gained each year in prestigious international and national wine competitions.
Champagne de Barfontarc Brut Blanc de Noir
Pale gold in colour, tinged with pink. Delicate aromas of yellow fruit, strawberry and cherry. Subtle yet assertive flavours on the palate with elegant, full rounded finish. Fresh and sophisticated with over 3 years bottle age. Made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes and a global award winner.
When to drink/Food match: A champagne to drink throughout a meal. Also excellent as an aperitif and with fruit tarts and creamy desserts.
Available from: Olivers Wine & Beer, Copthorne, Sussex Guide Price: £19.85 per bottle
Champagne de Barfontarc Blanc de Noirs