• France
  • Champagne Blend
  • ABV 12
  • Zalto Denk'Art Champagne Glass
Champagne Leclerc Briant Abyss Brut Zero 2014

Aged for many months in the depths of the ocean Cuvée Abyss is a champagne with a distinct air of the sea. Equally, the first taste confirms the perfect quality of it’s origins and reflects the chalky, mineral and sandy character of our terroirs.

Decanter "Bottle-aged for 18 months at a depth of 60 metres under sea, this cuvée is composed of one-third Pinot Noir from Villers-Allerand, one-third Chardonnay from Montgueux and one-third Pinot Meunier from Chamery. Fresh, floral nose with a sea tang to it, but also a bit of reduction just after opening. The palate is elegant but incredibly taut, while the taste has an alluring oxidative element interacting with its white fruit. This is a Champagne that will shine at the dinner table."

34% Pinot Noir, 33% Pinot Meunier and 33% Chardonnay

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Champagne Leclerc Briant Abyss Brut Zero 2014

Champagne, France

£177.00 per bottle
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Champagne Le Clerc Briant

Champagne Le Clerc Briant



We introduce a stunning Champagne matured on the seabed.  Available in extremely limited quantities

The styles of Leclerc Briant are energetic, vineyard specific and extremely stimulating. Although a historic House, Leclerc Briant are celebrating a new lease of life and are producing some of the most exciting styles of the region, using low dosage, low or no sulphur and some radical methods of vinification. 

Since 2012, Chef du Cave Hervé Justin, formally of Duval Leroy, has redefined the direction of the house. A world authority on biodynamic winemaking, an advocate for bioenergetics; the study of energy flow through living systems. 

A devoted respect for their vineyards and vines is paramount for the House, following biodynamic principles in viticulture and through everystep of vinification. Vineyards and plots are vinified separately, all gravity fed, natural fermentations and extending the time wines spendon lees prior to bottling is unusual in Champagne. Bottling always happens following the summer solstice, letting the wines relax and gain energy from untold rhythms of the universe. Fermentation and maturation takes place in mixed mediums; terracotta, wood, concrete and even gold. This is to allow the wines to reconnect with the cycle of nature, giving the wines energy before bottling. Hervé’s belief is that there is resonance between solar energy and the wine, and every step of vinification enables this flow of energy to take place. Biodynamic let alone bioenergetic are contentious to some, but the complexity, elegance and positive energy found in the wines of Leclerc Briant is totally undeniable. 


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