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For five generations, the Vergnon family has been established in Mesnil Sur Oger as grape growers.
The cellars has been the same ever since and was inherited by Jean Louis from his parents.
In 1950, JL Vergnon replanted his vineyards on the slopes of Côte des Blancs, in le Mesnil sur Oger. His motto: grow exceptional grapes to make exceptional wines.
Since 1985 Jean Louis sarted labeling his first wines under the name JL Vergnon, and was rewarded by a “Coup de Coeur” for his Extra-Brut in 1987 by the famous French Wine guide "Guide Hachette des Vins".
Managing the domain since 1999, Didier Vergnon share the same passion for a work well done. Surrounded by an experienced team, the new generation joined the domain to carry this legacy on.
The majority of the vines are planted in the terroir of le Mesnil sur Oger, with considerable holdings in Oger and Avize, all Grands Crus of Côte des Blancs. Completing the domaine part of the vines are planted in the terroirs of surrounding villages, Vertus and Villeneuve, both 1er Crus
The domaine owns more than 20 parcels of grand crus, and the average age of the vines is 30 years old.
Didier Vergnon promote sustainable viticulture in his vineyards, banning Herbicides among other chemicals, the cover crop is used to reduce vines yields and increase diversity of flora and fauna. To enhance this approach, the estate obtained the HVE label (High Environmental Value).
The champagne are fermented and mature in tank. Low dosage (0-3gr/l of sugar) across the range endows this true expression of typical terroir, vivacity, and nerve combined with the unique finesse of chardonnay.
The wines age from 36 to 72 months on the lees before disgorgement. The NV cuvees receive around 20% of reserve wines. Malolactic fermentation is blocked.
The purity of the fruit, the concentration and the elegance of the mousse are the 3 highlights that make this Champagne an excellent drink. This is highly recommended for Champagne fans looking for high-quality blanc de blancs.
Conversation Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru
Eloquence Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru
Expression Extra Brut Grand Cru
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