Jacquesson

Jacquesson are one of the most exciting houses in Champagne right now. Run by the Chiquet family since purchasing the property in 1978, brothers Jean-Herve and Laurent are at the helm and creating a different form of magic in their region of Dizy. Have you ever considered yourself a bit of a 'rebel' or a non-conformist at heart? Are you a perfectionist with ridiculous attention to detail? If so, you will comfortably align with the philosophy and beliefs of the Chiquet brothers. Most - in fact all - champagne houses create a Non-Vintage blend which aims at having a consistent ‘house-style’ year in year out, blending across multiple vintages and reserves to make the wine homogenous even if the year brings in extraordinary fruit. To the brothers Chiquet, they couldn’t quite accept a dumbing down of the wine to suit a style, so instead, they decided to work with the best of that given year and change from giving their ‘NV’ the code ‘Cuvée No. 740 (base year: 2012)’ instead. The result is a wine that changes every year and reflects the best of their combined efforts with the offerings of Mother Nature. Cuvée No. 740 accounts for 90% of their production, which sits at 280,000 bottles. Although not organic, they are very hands-on in the vineyard and more non-interventionist in the winery which means, lower sulphur, low sugar addition (extra brut) across the range and no filtration which upholds both body and aromatics. 

Vintage

Region

Price

Jacquesson

Jacquesson Cuvée 740


Extra Brut

NV

Club Price $94.05 (?)

Jacquesson

Avize Champ Caïn Brut 2005


Vintage

2005

Club Price $323.00 (?)