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  • Doyard

    Champagne Doyard started to produce its own champagne in 1927 whereas they have been a winegrower family for 12 generations. The domain, that is today run by Yannick Doyard and his son Charles, is located on the best terroir of Côtes des blancs with plots in Vertus, Mesnisl-sur-Oger, Oger, Avize and Cramant. It owns also 1ha parcel in the best location of Ay where it grows pinot noir. The domain is highly focused on quality keeping the best juice (only 1st press) and selling the remaining to the big champagne brands. Even though not organic certified, viticulture uses no herbicide or pesticide and some principles of biodynamic regime are followed. Finally, Doyard who vinifies its wines in stainless vats and oak barels always leave the time to the wines to age a minimum of 4 years. As a result, Doyard champagnes are some of the best wines of this region.

    Date founded1927
    LocationVertus
    RegionCôtes des Blancs
    Surface11ha
    Nb. of bottles50 000
    Grappes91% Chardonnay - 9% Pinot noir
    Average age of  vines42 years
    OrganicNon certified organic
  • Guiborat

    Acquired in 1885, this family house located in the Côte des Blancs grows 8 hectares including 4 hectares in the Grand Crus of Cramant, Chouilly and Oiry. The philosophy : Let human hands be as gentle as possible in order to express all potential brought together by this exceptional chalky terroir, chardonnay grapes and old vines. First and foremost respectful of nature’s gifts, Richard Fouquet has been making neat wines since 1996. The focus is on top quality as only the best grappes are used to produce their champagne while the remaining is sold to the big champagne producers.  

    Date founded1885
    LocationCramant
    RegionCôte des Blancs
    Surface8 Ha
    Nb. of bottles25 000
    OrganicSustainable growing methods
    Grapes80% chardonnay - 20% pinot meunier
  • Lancelot-Pienne

    Representing the fourth generation, Gilles Lancelot is a trained oenologist, who farms a fairly modest eight hectares, half of which are in Cramant itself, the other half in the Vallée de la Marne, the latter an excellent source for Pinot Meunier, which pays a key role in the Cuvée Tradition. The house philosophy, apart from the somewhat inevitable borrowing from Arthurian legend in the naming of its wines, favors relatively late picking, low dosage and several interesting innovations, such as the use of a Solera in its wines. Whilst, somewhat unsurprisingly, there is a focus on Grand Cru and high quality Chardonnay in the range, Pinot Noir is far from forgotten, making up half the blend in the Cuvée Perceval, which underlines both the skill and the versatility of this exemplary house.

    Date founded1945
    LocationCramant
    RegionCôte des blancs
    Surface8,3 Ha
    Nb. of bottles70 000
    OrganicSustainable growing methods
    Grapes18% Pinot Noir - 41% Pinot Meunier - 42% Chardonnay
  • Philippe Lancelot

    A very  small estate founded in the mid-1970s by Philippe’s parent who had each inherited some vines around Cramant: in Chouilly, Oiry and Avize, as well as in Epernay and Aÿ. While they reinforce organic practices since 2004, they are using biodynamics since 2011 on all plots. The idea is to get to know and understand as best they can, the DNA of each terroir so they can create, year after year, champagnes that that each have their own identity and that reflect their ideas, their imagination and the character of each vintage. Purity, singularity and elegance are what they value the most. As far as the wine itself is concerned, they have been working with Hervé Justin since 2009 (pope of biodynamy in champagne) and use little, or no, sulphur during the winemaking. Brilliance, sparkle and expression are the themes that they are looking for as well as a natural balance in the wines at disgorging that makes dosage unnecessary. If Philippe had to sum up everything he has learned, he would say: Mother Nature is a masterpiece that I can never hope to surpass!

    Date founded1975
    LocationCramant
    RegionCôtes des Blancs
    Surface3,9 ha
    Nb. of bottles10 000
    Grapes90% Chardonnay - 5% Pinot noir -5% Pinot Meunier
    OrganicCertified organic since 2014
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