The ‘Christian Louboutin’ of Champagne

19th December, 2016 by Lucy Jenkins

The boutique Cotes des Blanc producer, R&L Legras, has released new bottles for its Brut and Extra Brut with distinctive “red bottoms” as an eye-catching way to increase brand awareness in restaurants.

Julien Barbier is the sixth generation owner and winemaker at R&L Legras, one of the most renowned estates in the Cotes des Blancs which produces grand cru Blanc de Blancs Champagne sourced from its 15 hectares in Chouilly.

While rarely known in the commercial market, R&L Legras is famed for producing private label cuvées for some of Europe’s best restaurants, including La Tour d’Argent, Le Doyen, Guy Savoy, Bernard Loiseau’s three-star eponymous Relais in Saulieu, Burgundy, as well as initiating a new partnership with Singaporean chef, Justin Quek of Sky on 57 at Marina Bay….

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