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Serious Champagne Pack

Champagne, France

Three excellent cuveés from three star smaller-scale producers in Champagne.

$270.00$260.00

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About
Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist

About The Pack

Champagne is a region dominated by the big name brands, huge houses with bottomless marketing budgets where what outside the bottle is more important than what's on the inside. 

Here are three cuvees from producers who show just why Champagne has become the drink of choice for the best moments of one's life.

These wines are all grown lovingly, raised slowly and presented beautifully.

This is a treat of a pack for yourself or someone you love.

NV Champagne Larmandier-Bernier Latitude Blanc de Blanc

Pierre and Sophie Larmandier are crafting some of the finest Champagnes of the modern era.

They take a much more natural approach to their craft than most in the region, managing their 15 hectares in the south of Côte des Blancs biodynamically (highly unusual for Champagne) and opting for a more hands off approach in the cellar. Their ferments are wild and often long, they keep the dosage low across their range of cuveés, producing dry, mineral-charged wines with incredible drive and purity.

The 'Latitude' is a non-vintage cuveé comprised of vineyards located along the same line of latitude in the south of Vertus. Forty percent is reserve wine (stocks started in 2004), with dosage coming in at a very low 4 grams/litre.

This is typical of their house style. It's long, dry, elegant and crystalline, showing both power and finesse. A gorgeous Champagne and remarkable quality for the price.

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NV Bereche & Fils Brut Réserve

The Bereche estate was founded in 1847 by brothers Leon and Albert Bereche.

What began as a simple grower operation, selling the majority of their produce to bigger houses and keeping a small amount for themselves, has fully come into its own over the last few decades.

Today, the family operation is run by fifth generation brothers Raphael and Vincent Bereche. They have taken their family label to new heights. Both have studied vineyard management and oenology, both undertaken apprenticeships at larger houses to gain experience - now they are taking their family's wares to the world.

These are brilliant, powerful and hedonistic Champagnes. The Reserve is split a third each between Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier. The wines are fermented with native yeasts and over three quarters of the whole production is aged and fermented in oak adding to the depth and complexity of each cuveé.

It's rich, toasty, yet fine-boned and extremely well balanced. The perfect wine for any special occasion.

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NV Champagne Laherte Freres Rose de Meunier

Laherte Fereres rise to the top of the grower Champagne movement has been meteoric.

The young Aurèlien Laherte is recognised as one of the brightest young minds in the region. Since taking control of his family's vines on the slopes to the south of Epernay, Aurèlien has received wide acclaim for his exquisite, laser-focused cuveés and is considered one of the most exciting producers in the region.

He has adopted organic vineyard practices and a traditional approach to winemaking, opting for large format barrels for ageing and using a classic wooden press - making wines in a style reminiscent of the grower Champagnes of the 1950s.

This is a blend of Pinot Meunier made in three ways. Sixty percent of the fruit is pressed off immediately making a base white wine, thirty percent is saignée Rosé, and ten percent is made as a full-blown red. It's aged in barrels in a variety of sizes, culminating in a delicious, complex sparkling Rosé that is outstanding value for money.

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Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order over $150 or more, or just $9 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mix pack!

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Warehouse Pickup is also available for Sydney customers, 10am-5pm Monday to Friday. To select Warehouse Pickup as your shipping method enter our address "F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007" as your shipping address during checkout. Please complete your purchase online before visiting us as we are not licensed to sell over the counter.

Express Delivery is available for Sydney postcodes within 15km of the CBD. There is a $10 delivery surcharge and the order is needs to be placed before 12pm midday weekdays for same day delivery.

Our Heat Policy can be viewed here (under the 'Delivery Questions' section). If you would like us to hold dispatch of your order for milder weather please leave instructions to do so in the 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box found on the cart page before the final checkout. We are happy to hold it for as long as you like. All orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape.

Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

For any other shipping related inquiries, please see our helpful FAQ, email us at hello@differentdrop.com or call us on 1300 668 385..

FaQs
Do I have to order in dozens?

No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts?

Yes we offer volume discounts on larger orders. Orders over $499 get a 5% and orders over $999 get a 10% discount. This will be automatically applied during checkout.

How does the price match work?

Everyday Low & Consistent Pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll match it. We'll even retrospectively refund you if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on. Our price match policy can be seen here.

I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me?

This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

Does Different Drop have a physical store?

No, not really. More of a warehouse/office. We do however offer a Click & Collect option from our warehouse in Ultimo, Sydney. Our warehouse address for Click & Collect is: F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007

Can I special order a wine you do not sell?

If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

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