Bacchus Wines PLDC reveal 2023 projects – by Trond Rornes

This year, we’re expecting a rise in the demand for smaller, independent wine estates breaking onto the bar scene. Wine drinkers are more discerning than ever before, looking for delicious wines that offer value and provenance from vineyards that they may not be familiar with. 

That’s what we’re all about at Bacchus Wines PLDC! We only sell wines we love to drink from independent estates we know personally, such as Château de Parenchère. We are super excited to supply Champagne by Maison Paul Lebrun to the UK market. Their Champagnes are some of the best we’ve ever tasted, and they beat the biggest brands in taste tests. The estate, founded in 1902, draws inspiration from generations of family winemaking experts on the Cramant, one of the seventeen villages classified as ‘Grand Cru’ in Champagne. 

To begin, we will stock Carte d’Or Brut, 100% Chardonnay grapes, offering a brilliant pale gold colour, fine bubbles, and a nose of candied lemon, peaches and pears. Then, the Extra Brut with a yellow robe, delicate bubbles, elegant notes of white blossom, grapefruit and pineapple and low sugar content. Finally, the spectacular Cuvee Prestige Brut, aged on lees for a minimum of forty-eight months with an intense structure, tiny bubbles, ripe peach, and nectarine notes. 

We feel incredibly privileged that the family-run Champagne house has chosen us as their sole UK distributor, so keep an eye on our website for updates ( 

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