The Champagne appellation is thus founded upon two pillars: the inimitable natural characteristics of the Champagne soils, and the historic expertise of those who craft these exceptional wines.
The terroir, the birthplace of champagne
The terroir (Champagne vines must be planted in one of the 319 villages recognized with Cru, Premier Cru or Grand Cru status) and the grape varieties used (seven varieties are permitted by the Appellation) also exert a considerable influence over the qualities of the Champagne.
The subtle nuances which set different cuvées apart are the fruit of choices made in the winegrowing and winemaking processes, reflecting the distinctive style of each Champagne House, preserved and perpetuated by their respective cellar masters.
Our House, our style
Perfecting the harvest
Cuvée after cuvée, that trademark Chardonnay flourish has become the instantly-recognizable hallmark of the House’s champagnes;