G.H. Mumm is a champagne house based in the Champagne region of France. It was founded by three brothers, Jacobus, Gottlieb, and Phillip Mumm, in 1827. Today, G.H. Mumm is known for producing high-quality champagnes using traditional methods, with a focus on Pinot Noir grapes.
What makes G.H. Mumm champagne unique?
The house is particularly well-known for its Cordon Rouge cuvée, which is a blend of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier grapes. G.H. Mumm champagnes are highly regarded by wine critics and are considered some of the finest examples of champagne from the region. The house has also been associated with Formula 1 racing, with its signature red sash appearing on the podium during post-race celebrations.
Cuvée René Lalou
Cuvée René Lalou is their prestige champagne. It is named after René Lalou, who was the CEO of Mumm from 1920 to 1973 and played a key role in establishing the house’s reputation for producing high-quality champagnes. Cuvée René Lalou is made using a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, with a focus on grapes from Grand Cru vineyards. The champagne is aged for a minimum of 10 years before release, resulting in a complex and nuanced flavor profile. Cuvée René Lalou is considered one of Mumm’s most prestigious cuvées.