Cuvée Hussard Champagne Frerejean Frères

Frerejean Frères
Cuvée des Hussards 2012 (EN)


Named after Napoleon Bonaparte's light cavalry, in which soldiers were the first to use the art of the sword, Cuvée des Hussards is powerful and expressive.

2012 is considered the reference vintage of the last decade.


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Expert opinion

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Champagne Note 90

The Structure

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Harmonious balance between the various components of acidity.


Supple, easy-drinking champagne, the acidity doesn't clash with the palate.


Generous champagne with great intensity.

Long on the palate

Champagne aromas linger on the palate.


Pale yellow color with a slight greenish tinge.

Delightful nose reminiscent of lemon zest, green figs, greengage, Nashi pear, starfruit and a discreet touch of iodized sea air.

The palate is well structured with lively acidity, a lively, fine sparkle, exquisite fruit on the restrained side, a distinct minerality. An excellent wine with depth and a salivary character


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Côte des Blancs

Chardonnays and pinots noirs from old vines in Premier and Grand Cru of the prestigious Côte des Blancs.

85% chardonnay from Cramant, Avize, Grauves & Chouilly
15% pinot noir from Vertus

Ruinart the oldest Champagne house

About this house

"Our founders, Guillaume, Richard and Rodolphe Frerejean-Taittinger, live between Paris and the Champagne region, with their families. They are the last-born of a line of cannon makers, who supplied the French army against Prussian attacks during the Napoleonic wars.

Our approach to champagne is different: rich in the expertise of a family team specialized in champagne, which respects traditional methods, yet is open to innovation. "

L'Accord Parfait

Between Champagne and its dish

Champagne Aperitif Plate


This special cuvée is the perfect accompaniment to your aperitifs, with refined appetizers or canapés.

Champagne dinner plate


A structured, fruity Champagne that is an excellent accompaniment to shellfish, fish and seafood. Enjoy as an appetizer with oysters.

Champagne cheese plate


For dessert, choose a light, fruity dessert to accompany this cuvée, such as French toast revisited with fresh red fruits.

Chef's word

L'arcane cuvée Ruinart blanc de blancs

Three-star restaurant Guy Savoy is a distributor of Champagne Frerejean Frères.

Enjoy these cuvées with gourmet dishes such as Lobster cooked in its coral, green curry jus, carrot with peppers, or Oysters in a glazed nage, crushed oysters, seaweed and lemon granita.

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