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Since 2009 the family company Raymond Boulard no longer exists.
Francis Boulard now sails under his own steam, with his daughter Delphine beside him.
More than ever, it is their chance to pursue the move towards an all organic future...
... to make pure and expressive champagnes...
... closer to nature...
... with little or no dosage...
... Real Winemaker's Champagnes.
|24 - 25 January 2016
||Les Affranchis in Montpellier (Languedoc, 34)
45 "Nature" winemakers - For professionals only (read more...)
|5 - 6th March 2016
||Vins Nature en Nord in
Seclin (near Lille, 59)
55 winemakers caring for Nature and Terroir - website...
|16 - 17 April 2016
||ViniCircus in Guipel (near Rennes, 35)
Nature Wines Festival (more info...)
Francis Boulard Estate:
Introduction to the Francis Boulard Champagne house, a new estate which nevertheless has a long history. Francis Boulard owes his love of vines from his grandfather who cultivated his small estate using natural methods, organically and following the lunar calendar.
The Vines: Characteristics of the vines of Francis Boulard champagnes. The movement towards organic cultivation goes back several years. Father and daughter are now determined to go to the logical conclusion of their organic methodology, by cultivating all their vines biodynamically.
Making Champagne: Vinification methods used to make Francis Boulard champagnes. Francis Boulard is adept at comparative vinification of individual plots. He now vinifies all his champagnes in barrels taking the lunar calendar into account.
Range of Champagnes: Francis Boulard & Fille Champagnes are Champagne wines full of character. Several wines are available in Brut Nature (also called "undosed Champagne", "non dosed Champagne" or "Zero dosage Champagne") and in Extra-Brut (low dosage) versions.
Articles and Press comments on the champagnes made by Francis Boulard.
Photos: Photographic Library of Champagne vines, grapes, cellars, oak barrels, champagne bottles.
Distributors: List of wine-merchants, restaurants and distributors of the Francis Boulard Champagne.
Dosage: What is disgorging ? What is dosage?
Pink Champagne Rosé de Saignée: The two main methods of creating pink champagne.
Champagne with food: Perfect as an aperitif, the champagne is also easy to match with food.
Contact: Coordinates, address, access map and contact form.
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