Sun. Jul 21st, 2019

Soon the Valentine Day, time to discover the Mumm RSRV Champagne Cuvée

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In the case where the addressee was absent, the upper right corner of this label was then folded down, sign that one had come in person to pay his respects. The RSRV label makes a subtle allusion to this story with a beveled corner.

Produced in limited quantity, RSRV Blanc de Blancs is distinguished by a bottle with a fine neck allowing a slower evolution of the wine and a longer conservation.

The dressing of the bottle revisits one of the most beautiful legends of champagne: in the 19th century, the vintage Mumm Cramant was delivered in person, accompanied by a business card. If the happy recipient was absent, the upper right corner of this label was folded down, a sign that one had come in person to pay his respects (Photo credits: Mumm).

It is to this custom that the beveled corner of the main label is obviously alluded to. At Mumm, you know how to cultivate and take care of your story.

“RSRV Blanc de Noirs is a powerful cuvée that reveals the strong personality of Verzenay Pinot Noir. With its brioche and toasty aromas, this champagne is released in the mouth with a long intensity.” Didier Mariotti – Cellar Manager of the Maison Mumm.

Indeed, Mumm has always reserved a selection of his best Grands Crus to family and friends of the House. Today, you become the ambassador of these exceptional champagnes by joining the RSRV Circle, and you can participate in the expansion of this network of connoisseurs and rare wine lovers by inviting friends, colleagues to discover the RSRV private cellar (photo credits: Mumm).

You can access it through a personalized ID and discover wines reserved at preferential rates. To share these exclusive offers with your loved ones and make them discover the universe RSRV, the House puts at your disposal personalized cards with the address of your private cellar.

Reserved for a privileged circle of friends of Maison Mumm and produced in limited quantities, RSRV Blanc de Blancs 2012 is a fresh and elegant vintage from the terroir of Cramant.

From their first order, your guests then become Friends of the House and benefit in turn from access to their private winery and personalized business cards (photo credits: Mumm).

For the presentation of its new range, the Champagne House imagined a polished wooden case adorned with a leather strap containing six standing RSRV bottles. This box will certainly be diverted by some as a real object of decoration and by others in a nomadic box. La Maison Mumm is part of Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouët, the prestigious cognac and champagne branch of the Pernod Ricard group, the world No. 2 Wine and Spirits. With a heritage dating back to 1827, Mumm is the first International Champagne House in France and the third in the World. Recognizable by its red ribbon inlaid in the bottle, the vintage Mumm Grand Cordon embodies the spirit of the House.

A blend of six Grands Crus from terroirs acquired by Maison Mumm since 1840, RSRV Rosé Foujita is decorated with the rose painted for the House in 1957 by Léonard Foujita, a famous Japanese painter and friend of Maison Mumm.

“Cramant means “chalk mount”. From the minerality of this soil emanates the freshness of our Blanc de Blancs. This champagne is for those who are looking for this purity so difficult to reach. Incisive, his attack is frank, its fine bubbles and instant pleasure.” Didier Mariotti – Cellar Manager of Maison Mumm (photo credits: Alex Plato).

“The vintage Rosé Foujita is a racy wine whose mouth is elegant and harmonious. Tinted with red fruits and more subtle aromas such as blood orange, this rosé champagne sublimate the best moments.” Didier Mariotti – Cellar Manager of Maison Mumm (photo credits: Alex Plato).

This rosé packaging is strongly linked to the soft taste of this champagne, a balance symbolized in a way, by the positions of the letters on the bottle. Those character traits of this gourmet champagne make it ideal for any moment of the day. A Cuvée that befits this wine, while revealing aromas of strawberries stewed with a touch of acidity and fresh fruit, highlighted by a sweet finish of light sparkling fruit.

Some words about Mumm history… The roots of the Von Mumm family, belonging to the Germanic nobility, date back to the Middle Ages. It is in the 18th century that it links its history to that of wine. In 1761 Peter Arnold Mumm decided to start producing and selling wines in Cologne. He passes on this passion to his sons Jacobus, Gottlieb and Philipp, who in turn become pioneers in the nascent champagne industry (photo credits: Mumm).

Crossing the border, they settled in Reims, and officially founded in 1827 the House of champagne Mumm. In 1852, Georges Hermann Mumm, son of one of the founders, took over the destiny of the company G.H.Mumm et Cie. By constituting the vineyard of the House, it lays the foundations of a policy of excellence. An open-minded man and defender of social progress, he sets up prizes of virtue or bonuses of misfortune rewarding deserving workers because of their age or infirmity (Mumm).

In the wake of the founding fathers, he pushes the boundaries and travels the world from Europe to Oceania to market his cuvées. From 1900, the House has about twenty subsidiaries in major markets, such as the United States, Russia, Canada, but also Brazil and Peru. His greatest creation remains the famous “Cordon Rouge” in 1875. He is today the symbol of quality signed Mumm.

Be member of the RSRV Circle gives the privilege to the customers to benefit from preferential rates on exceptional champagnes from only Grands Crus terroirs and moreover not available to the general public.

More information on the RSRV Cuvée on the Mumm Website or on Customer Service phone: +33 (0)801 801 007.

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