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Cuvée des Hussards 2012

Limited availability

Size: 75 cL

Named in homage to Napoleon’s light cavalry - who were the first to use sabrage, the opening of a bottle of champagne with a sabre in celebration - Cuvée des Hussards is powerful and expressive. We craft it from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, from vieilles vignes of more than 40 years old, specifically chosen for the chalky soil that gives an elegant minerality. 2012 is regarded as a vintage of reference.


Score: 96+/100

BORDEAUX INDEX, Fine Wine & Spirits Merchant




Platinum Medal

Decanter Platinum Medal Cuvée des Hussards 2012 Frerejean Frères Score: 97/100


DECANTER World Wine Awards 2019






85% Chardonnay from Cramant, Avize, Grauves and Chouilly
15% Pinot Noir from Vertus

Tasting Notes

An expressive nose of citrus, white flowers and summer fruits. A silky palette, developing into layers of white fruits, with a beautifully mineral finish.

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