Reflet d'Antan means "Reflections of the Past". Blended each year with 30% wines from a perpetual reserve. This perpetual reserve is held in 600-litre barrels and was initiated in 1985 by Raphaël and Vincent's father, Jean-Pierre Bérêche. Each year two-thirds of this reserve wine is bottled off and then aged under cork for three years, leaving one-third to be blended with the following harvest that will make the wine. The fruit for this cuvée is drawn from mature vineyards (covering 0.60-hectares) in both the Montagne de Reims (Ludes 1er Cru, Trépail and Ormes) and the Vallée de la Marne (Mareuil-le-Port) where the soils are extremely poor and chalky.
The vines of Bérêche have been tended by the same family since 1847. It’s currently just under nine hectares of organic and biodynamically farmed vineyards spread across the Vallée de la Marne, and the Montagne de Reims. Each parcel of vines is vinified and aged separately in barrel with its ambient yeasts. Brothers Raphaël and Vincent make certain that the wines do not go through malolactic in order to balance their richness and depth with bright acidity.
Biodynamic Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, & Pinot Meunier, mostly from the 2015 vintage, but with approx ..
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