Armorial Blanc de Noirs Brut – NV

Region: France - Champagne


Often in the region of Champagne, from the hands of matrimony stems the joining not only of two people but plots of vineyard land as well. In 1997, Stéphanie Hubert and Olivier Waris were wed.

Grapes / Soils

Pinot Noir 35 year average in 2015 Sandy calcareous

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Villages of Sézanne and Aÿ
  • Vine husbandry: traditional management
  • Sandy, calcareous soil
  • Average age of vines: 35 years
Wine Summary
  • Made from Pinot Noir grapes.
  • Vine age – 35 year average in 2015.
  • Grown on sandy calcareous soils.
  • Fermented in stainless steel vats at 16°C.
  • Aged in bottle at 11°C.
  • Aged for approximately 2 years.
Technical Information
  • 100% Pinot Noir
  • Cold vinification: cold settling at 4°C for 72 hours then alcoholic fermentation at 16°C
  • Vinification in stainless steel vats for 6 months
  • Cellar aging for approximately 2 years in racks at a constant temperature of 11°C
  • Dosage: Brut 8g/l

Armorial comes from the word “Armoiries” in French, so the arms of the family.

General Info

Country France
Region Champagne
Appellation(s) Côte des Blancs
Proprietors Olivier & Stephanie Waris-Hubert
Founded 1997
Winemaker Olivier Waris-Hubert
Annual Production 5,000 9L cases
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable