List of products by brand Salon Delamotte

Salon is a small producer of Champagne Blanc de Blancs critically acclaimed. Salon, along with Delamotte, since 1989 is part of the Laurent-Perrier Group. And 'it considered one of the greatest Champagne on the market. The Salon company was founded by Eugene Aimé Salon in the early 20th century. Salon was convinced that the Chardonnay grapes of Mesnil-sur-Oger area were able to produce wine with high levels in terms of finesse and elegance, without the need to add Pinot Noir or Pinot Meunier. At the turn of the 20th century, the Salon has begun to produce a single batch of Chardonnay, which has privately shared with friends. The first commercial vintage of Champagne Salon was 1921 and the end of 2006, the house has produced only 37 years with the Salon label. After the death of Eugene Aimé Salon in 1943, his sister inherited the company that was eventually sold to the Laurent-Perrier in 1989. Since then, the Salon is an integral part of the Maison Salon-Delamotte.

Like all the blanc de blancs it is produced only with Chardonnay grapes grown in the town of Mesnil-sur-Oger and especially in the area called Cote des Blancs where among other things there is a Salon de Jardin (gran Cru known property called). this parcel includes only one hectare of planted grapes, so most of the grapes to produce the champagne Salon are purchased by a score of farmers in the town of Mesnil-sur-Oger. The vines have an average age ranging from 25 to 40 years.
This Champagne is produced with Salon trademark only in very exceptional annnate, at the rate of about four outputs each decade. In years when you do not produce the Salon grapes are used to produce champagne with Delamotte brand. The Champagne Salon is a first fermentation in steel containers and then settle in the bottle in contact with the lees for at least 10 years before they can be sold.

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