Benoît Lahaye

Benoît Lahaye

Benoît Lahaye is a winemaker who consistently and passionately goes his own way, who observes, who is ready to learn from nature and, if necessary,  adapt what has been previously applied.


In 1993 he took over the family business and soon afterwards decided to make a fundamental change. So he switched to organic, then certified organic and finally biodynamic viticulture.
In the meantime, not only his wife Valérie and their two sons help him with this labor-intensive task, but also Tamise, a mare with whom he works most of the vineyards, for over 10 years.


Since then it has been growing and thriving in Benôit's vineyards: Herbs and grasses, compost, the biodynamic preparations and the associated species-rich life contribute to the health and vitality of its locations.
In addition to a small plot of Chardonnay near Voipreux, these are mainly in Bouzy, Ambonnay and Tauxières. Therefore, the Pinot Noir also plays the main role with almost 90% in its expressive champagnes.
For several years now, the wines have been fermented and matured in small, used wooden barrels using only indigenous yeasts; which gives you further complexity and depth.


Like Benoît himself, they are individualists with a strong character. Haunting and intense, yet also elegant and mineral-based on the ground. The Cuvée Violaine even completely dispenses with additional sulphurisation.

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Facts: R.M., Bouzy, Montagne de Reims, 4,8 ha., 50.000 Flaschen/Jahr

Bio Zertifizierung: EARL Benoit Lahaye - Kontrollnummer: 51/11878/70060 - FR-BiO-01

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Benoît Lahaye

Benoît Lahaye is a winemaker who consistently and passionately goes his own way, who observes, who is ready to learn from nature and, if necessary,  adapt what has been previously applied.


In 1993 he took over the family business and soon afterwards decided to make a fundamental change. So he switched to organic, then certified organic and finally biodynamic viticulture.
In the meantime, not only his wife Valérie and their two sons help him with this labor-intensive task, but also Tamise, a mare with whom he works most of the vineyards, for over 10 years.


Since then it has been growing and thriving in Benôit's vineyards: Herbs and grasses, compost, the biodynamic preparations and the associated species-rich life contribute to the health and vitality of its locations.
In addition to a small plot of Chardonnay near Voipreux, these are mainly in Bouzy, Ambonnay and Tauxières. Therefore, the Pinot Noir also plays the main role with almost 90% in its expressive champagnes.
For several years now, the wines have been fermented and matured in small, used wooden barrels using only indigenous yeasts; which gives you further complexity and depth.


Like Benoît himself, they are individualists with a strong character. Haunting and intense, yet also elegant and mineral-based on the ground. The Cuvée Violaine even completely dispenses with additional sulphurisation.

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Facts: R.M., Bouzy, Montagne de Reims, 4,8 ha., 50.000 Flaschen/Jahr

Bio Zertifizierung: EARL Benoit Lahaye - Kontrollnummer: 51/11878/70060 - FR-BiO-01

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Producer Information Benoît Lahaye
Producer Information Benoît Lahaye
Printed Card (in German language) with the story of the producer and the available cuvées.
Content 1 Stück
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Benoît Lahaye Brut Nature
Benoît Lahaye Brut Nature
90 % Pinot Noir, 10 % Chardonnay, Dosage: 0g/l
Content 0.75 Liter (€64.00 * / 1 Liter)
€48.00 *
Benoit Lahaye Blanc de Noirs
Benoit Lahaye Blanc de Noirs
100% Pinot Noir, single vineyard, 80% vinified in oak, dosage: 5g/l
Content 0.75 Liter (€69.33 * / 1 Liter)
€52.00 *
Benoît Lahaye Rosé de Macération Extra-Brut
Benoît Lahaye Rosé de Macération Extra-Brut
97% Pinot Noir, 3% Pinot Meunier, maceration for 30 hours, aged half in amphora, half in oak, dosage: 3g/l
Content 0.75 Liter (€73.20 * / 1 Liter)
€54.90 *
Benoît Lahaye Violaine 2015
Benoît Lahaye Violaine 2015
50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Noir, without sulphur, vinified in oak, dosage: 0g/l
Content 0.75 Liter (€114.00 * / 1 Liter)
€85.50 *
Benoît Lahaye "Le Jardin de la Grosse Pierre" Brut Nature
Benoît Lahaye "Le Jardin de la Grosse Pierre" Brut Nature
Aus Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Arbanne and Petit Meslier, dosage: 0g/l
Content 0.75 Liter (€130.67 * / 1 Liter)
€98.00 *
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