A Guide to Our Favorite Champagne Producers | Verve Wine

A Guide To Our Favorite Champagne Producers

October 30, 2018 in Regions & Producers

Just 150 kilometers east of Paris, France’s famed City of Lights, lies the world’s unofficial capital of sparkling wine. For the world’s most sought-after, sophisticated bubbles, you’re in just the right place.

The World's Noblest Bubbles 

Although Paris is bright, Champagne sparkles more. Here, world-renowned bottles of bubbly find their home, all deeply rooted within the region’s famed Kimmeridgian soils. Chalky subsoils aid in both heat retention and drainage, as well as create some of the world’s highest quality underground cellars, providing naturally cool and humid conditions for bottle maturation. 

Champagne’s cooler climate keeps acidity high within the region’s signature grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. Not only is this naturally high acidity essential for the wine’s secondary fermentation, it also provides a sturdy backbone for some serious age worthy potential. Fun, fizzy, and full of sophisticated finesse, there really aren’t any bubbles that compare to Champagne’s signature shine.

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Permitted grape varieties

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Grand Crus

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Bottles produced annually
Map of Champagne, France | Verve Wine

Our Favorite Producers

We believe that great wine is crafted by the hands of exceptional winemakers. The producers below have been carefully curated just for you.

Etienne Calsac, Champagne Producer | Verve Wine
Etienne Calsac at his vineyards in Avize.
 
Icons

Legendary producers with unmatchable prestige; cellar necessities.

Inspirations

Innovative producers who make us think; impressive and influential.

Insiders

Up and coming producers just for you; our personal recommendations.

France has many wine regions and producers worth exploring. Learn more about our favorite producers from The Rhone, Beaujolais, Loire, and Burgundy.

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