As inconspicuous as the person behind these sparkling wines as well as his labels may seem, Olivier Horiot should not be underestimated. He should urgently be counted among the avant-garde of Champagne. As a member of the association Terres et Vins it stands for the awakening of this traditional region. Since a few years ago, above all the young generation has taken up the cause of producing wines with a strong character, whereas the generation before mostly acted as grape farmers and thus as suppliers of the big wineries. Olivier Horiot has been on this path since the 2000 vintage.
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The basis for his work is, of course, the vineyard. Thus, after a few years, he came to the realization and converted the farm to biodynamic cultivation. The diversity and characteristics of his vineyards are thus intensified.