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Tsarine Orium, Extra-brut for Easter 2021

Reims, March 2021

An Easter Dinner with Tsarine Orium – Menu by Isabelle Tellier

Isabelle Tellier, creator of Tsarine's Orium cuvée, is a Chef de Cave who knows and loves food and food-wine pairings.

For the Easter holidays, Isabelle has concocted a menu that is all finesse and lightness to accompany this extra-brut champagne (dosage 3 gr/l) with its lacy, delicate bubbles. Isabelle designed the menu to divinely set off Orium's nose, with its subtle mixture of white flowers and notes of yellow fruits. The dishes she has chosen are delicate to allow Orium's ample, silken palate to fully express itself and enhance its bracing mineral finish.


Asparagus in sauce mousseline


Main course

Red mullet filets with citrus butter – parsnip purée



Pear charlotte


We recommend serving Orium at a temperature of between 10 and 12°C to experience all the finesse and purity of this remarkably balanced extra brut champagne without artifice.

Look for Tsarine Orium at your wine dealer's and on the Chanoine Frères online store.

Tsarine's Orium cuvée in the words of its creator

Isabelle Tellier, Chef de Cave of Chanoine Frères and one of the first women ever to hold that position in a champagne house, tells us what inspired the creation of the Orium cuvée.

“This extra brut champagne, aged for more than 36 months in our cellars, is based on striking a subtle balance among the three Champagne grape varieties: Chardonnay (34%), Pinot Noir (33% ) and Meunier (33%).

For Orium I was determined to attain balance in all its purity, maintaining the typical qualities of each grape variety and reducing the sugar dosage to achieve an extra brut…”

Isabelle Tellier of Chanoine Frères, Chef de Cave and creator of Tsarine Orium extra-brut champagne

Tsarine Orium, un champagne récompensé à l’international

Tsarine’s Orium: a champagne that has earned international recognition

Tsarine Orium was a twofold award winner in 2020, garnering a pair of international distinctions:

- Gold Medal at the Berliner Wine Trophy competition in Germany (lien);

- An excellent score of 94/100 — “SUPERB A great achievement” — awarded by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, the benchmark magazine in the USA (lien).

Look for Tsarine Orium at your wine dealer's and on the Chanoine Frères online store.

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