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Récoltant Manipulants

Pierre Gimonnet – Récoltant Manipulant
• Family grown since 1750
• Côte des Blancs / 100% Chardonnay
• 27 acres of Grand Cru Vineyards – old vine focus

Pierre Callot – Récoltant Manipulant
• 6th generation grower
• Côte des Blancs / 100% Chardonnay
• Barely available in the US

Varnier-Fanniere – Récoltant Manipulant
• 100% Grand Cru – old vine focus
• Côte des Blancs / 100% Chardonnay
• Miniscule production (under 2,000cs)

Gaston Chiquet – Récoltant Manipulant
• Family grown since 1746
• Marne Valley / Old vine focus
• Pioneer in unwooded Champagne production

Rene Geoffroy – Récoltant Manipulant
• Family growers since 1600’s!
• Marne Valley / Very Pinot based wines
• Sustainable farmer / Gravity flow winery

Henri Goutorbe – Récoltant Manipulant
• Marne Valley / 70% Pinot Noir
• 15 acres of Grand Cru Vineyards
• Delicate, red fruited, joyous

Marc Hebrart – Recoltant Manipulant
• Founding member of the “Special Club” de Tresors
• Unique mix of Marne Valley and Grand Cru Côte des Blancs vineyards
• Sustainable farmer / 65 separately vinified plots

Vilmart & Cie – Récoltant Manipulant
• Montagne de Reims
• 5th generation organic farmer
• Vinous cask aged wines

Lallement – Récoltant Manipulant
• 100% Grand Cru / Montagne de Reims
• Elegance, minerality, precision
• Miniscule production (under 2,000cs)

Pehu-Simonet – Récoltant Manipulant
• 4th generation grower
• 100% Grand Cru / Montagne de Reims
• No Malo / Barrel aged

Négociant Manipulants

Champagne Henriot – Négociant Manipulant
• Founded in 1808
• Only Chardonnay and Pinot Noir / No Pinot Meunier
• Richly styled, long lived, Chardonnay driven wines

Bollinger – Négociant Manipulant
• Historical Champagne family from 1585
• Fermented in oak barrels – powerful style
• Independent family-owned Grande Marque
• James Bond ONLY drinks Bollinger!

Champagne Ayala – Négociant Manipulant
• Grand Marque founded in 1860
• Pioneered low dosage Champagne / extended lees ageing
• Owned by Bollinger

Mousse Fils – “Micro” Négociant Manipulant
• Family grown since 1750
• Youngest member of the “Special Club” de Tresors
• Organic farmer / solar powered
• Pinot Meunier based wines including 100% Meunier Special Club!

Drappier – Négociant Manipulant
• Distinct Aube region near Chablis
• Founded in 1808
• Low dosage / low sulphur
• Historic cellars uniquely undamaged in WWII

Champagne Delamotte – Négociant Manipulant
• 250 years old / 5th oldest Champagne House
• 100% Grand Cru
• House of Salon

Vive le bon goût!

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