Ratafia Champenois

 

Crafted with wood
CRAFT

RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS : CRAFT

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Very long ageing in wood barrels

The “CRAFT” cuvée is aged for many years before being bottled as a blend of multiple vintages aged independently. Second-hand barrels previously used to age mainly Northern Côtes du Rhône wines give it this amber colour as well as its characteristic taste.

ORIGIN: PGI from the Champagne area
GRAPES: Pinot Noir 1/3 / Meunier 2/3
ABV: 18%
AGE: 6 years minimum / multi vintage (2002-2013)
AGEING: 9 years average in 228l barrels of Northern Côtes du Rhône wines
BATCH: MV27
BOTTLING: 12/2020
BOTTLE COUNT: roughly 3500 a year
TASTING NOTES: Rich, complex, notes of ripe fruit, citrus with great length in the mouth.
FILTRATION: Respectful on plates
FOOD MATCHING: Chocolate dessert / Mature cow cheese (18-month Comté style) / Pre-dinner drink
TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 12-15°C
Ratafia Champenois is a protected geographical indication. it proudly bears the name of its region and makes an important contribution to its terroir and its quality history. A subtle blend of selected musts from pressing Champagne and fine Champagne, this 16-22% spirit is a marvel of colours and aromas.
Its history can be traced back to the time of the conquest of the Americas, when participants had to keep as much vitamins as possible to avoid diseases contracted during these long boat trips. After the turf wars, the drink was used to ``ratify`` peace, hence its iconic name.
FINESSE

RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS : FINESSE

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The “FINESSE” cuvée is made only with champagne grapes from the Chardonnay grape variety. Chardonnay is the typical grape variety of champagne which brings finesse to the cuvées of which it is part of the blend. For Champagne Dumangin J. Fils, the Chardonnay matured on chalk in the Montagne de Reims is a particularly strategic contribution to generate finesse, acidity and length in the mouth for the house's vintages.
ORIGIN: PGI from the Champagne area
GRAPES: Chardonnay from the Montagne de Reims area
ABV: 17%
AGE: Only Grapes from harvest 2019
AGEING: Stainless steel to preserve finesse
BATCH: CH2019
BOTTLING: 01/2021
BOTTLE COUNT: roughly 1200
TASTING NOTES: Fruit paste nose with intense aromas of peach in the mouth with a good acidity length in the mouth
FILTRATION: Respectful on plates
FOOD MATCHING: Pre-dinner drink / Sashimi
TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 12-15°C
Ratafia Champenois is a protected geographical indication. it proudly bears the name of its region and makes an important contribution to its terroir and its quality history. A subtle blend of selected musts from pressing Champagne and fine Champagne, this 16-22% spirit is a marvel of colours and aromas.
Its history can be traced back to the time of the conquest of the Americas, when participants had to keep as much vitamins as possible to avoid diseases contracted during these long boat trips. After the turf wars, the drink was used to ``ratify`` peace, hence its iconic name.
Ratafia de Chardonnay
Ratafia de Meunier
FRUIT

RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS : FRUIT

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The “FRUIT” cuvée is made only with champagne grapes from the Meunier variety. Meunier is the typical grape variety of champagne that brings fruit to the cuvées of which it is part of the blend. For Champagne Dumangin J. Fils, the Meunier represents in the Montagne de Reims a particularly strategic contribution allowing to generate an intense fruit in the non-vintage and a color and a typical fruit for its iconic “Le Rosé” vintage of the house.
ORIGIN: PGI from the Champagne area
GRAPES: Meunier from the Montagne de Reims area
ABV: 17%
AGE: Only Grapes from harvest 2019
AGEING: Stainless steel to preserve fruitiness
BATCH: M2019
BOTTLING: 01/2021
BOTTLE COUNT: roughly 1200
TASTING NOTES: Lemon and orange zest on the nose, stone fruits on the palate (apricot) with a good acidity length in the mouth
FILTRATION: Respectful on plates
FOOD MATCHING: Pre-dinner drink / Sashimi
TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 12-15°C
Ratafia Champenois is a protected geographical indication. it proudly bears the name of its region and makes an important contribution to its terroir and its quality history. A subtle blend of selected musts from pressing Champagne and fine Champagne, this 16-22% spirit is a marvel of colours and aromas.
Its history can be traced back to the time of the conquest of the Americas, when participants had to keep as much vitamins as possible to avoid diseases contracted during these long boat trips. After the turf wars, the drink was used to ``ratify`` peace, hence its iconic name.
FORCE

RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS : FORCE

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The ``FORCE`` cuvée is made only with champagne grapes from the Pinot Noir variety. Pinot Noir is the typical grape variety of champagne that brings strength and structure to the cuvées of which it is part of the blend. For Champagne Dumangin J. Fils, Pinot Noir gives structure to its non-vintage wines and provides a structure that develops length in the mouth for the house's vintages.
ORIGIN: PGI from the Champagne area
GRAPES: Pinot Noir from the Montagne de Reims area
ABV: 17%
AGE: Only Grapes from harvest 2019
AGEING: Stainless steel to preserve structure of the fruit
BATCH: PN2019
BOTTLING: 01/2021
BOTTLE COUNT: roughly 1200
TASTING NOTES: Peppery nose (a little on the sichuan side); candied fruits in the mouth (morello cherries) with a good acidity length in the mouth
FILTRATION: Respectful on plates
FOOD MATCHING: Pre-dinner drink / Sashimi
TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 12-15°C
Ratafia Champenois is a protected geographical indication. it proudly bears the name of its region and makes an important contribution to its terroir and its quality history. A subtle blend of selected musts from pressing Champagne and fine Champagne, this 16-22% spirit is a marvel of colours and aromas.
Its history can be traced back to the time of the conquest of the Americas, when participants had to keep as much vitamins as possible to avoid diseases contracted during these long boat trips. After the turf wars, the drink was used to ``ratify`` peace, hence its iconic name.
Ratafia de Pinot Noir
Ratafia Rose
DELICATESSE

RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS : DELICATESSE

The ``DELICATESSE`` cuvée is made with a base of Champagne bleeding dew. Its unique fruitiness, its intense colour reflects the unique winemaking techniques of Champagne Dumangin J. Fils, for its “saignée” rosé with a skin maceration blend of 3 Champagne grape varieties simultaneously.
ORIGIN: PGI from the Champagne area
GRAPES: 50% Meunier / 25% Pinot Noir / 25% Chardonnay
ABV: 17%
AGE: Only Grapes from harvest 2019
AGEING: Stainless steel to preserve colour and taste
BATCH: ROSE
BOTTLING: 01/2021
BOTTLE COUNT: a few hundred only
TASTING NOTES: Confectionery nose, tangy English candy on the palate with a good acidity length in the mouth
FILTRATION: Respectful on plates
FOOD MATCHING: Pre-dinner drink / Sashimi
TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 12-15°C
Ratafia Champenois is a protected geographical indication. it proudly bears the name of its region and makes an important contribution to its terroir and its quality history. A subtle blend of selected musts from pressing Champagne and fine Champagne, this 16-22% spirit is a marvel of colours and aromas.
Its history can be traced back to the time of the conquest of the Americas, when participants had to keep as much vitamins as possible to avoid diseases contracted during these long boat trips. After the turf wars, the drink was used to ``ratify`` peace, hence its iconic name.

World’s Finest Ratafia Champenois

SINGLE BARREL - 16 YEARS

RATAFIA CHAMPENOIS : SINGLE BARREL

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The “SINGLE BARREL” cuvée is unique in the world of Ratafia Champenois. A single juice, having matured for 16 years in 2 different barrels a Ratafia Champenois from a single harvest (2004, a great year in champagne). The assembly is kept secret.
ORIGIN: PGI from the Champagne area
GRAPES: Secret blend
ABV: 18%
AGE: Only Grapes from harvest 2004
AGEING: 14 years in barrel T-016 then 2 years in barrel T-131
BATCH: MIL2004
BOTTLING: 01/2021
BOTTLE COUNT: a few hundred only
TASTING NOTES: A high class spirit. Candied fruits, incredible length, melted wood, imperative tasting.
FILTRATION: Respectful on plates
FOOD MATCHING: Chocolate dessert / Mature cow cheese (18-month Comté style) / Pre-dinner drink
TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 12-15°C
Ratafia Champenois is a protected geographical indication. it proudly bears the name of its region and makes an important contribution to its terroir and its quality history. A subtle blend of selected musts from pressing Champagne and fine Champagne, this 16-22% spirit is a marvel of colours and aromas.
Its history can be traced back to the time of the conquest of the Americas, when participants had to keep as much vitamins as possible to avoid diseases contracted during these long boat trips. After the turf wars, the drink was used to ``ratify`` peace, hence its iconic name.
Crafted with wood