Perrier Jouët Champagne House

ESTABLISHED

1811

OWNERSHIP

A brand unit of Pernod Richard Group from 2005

PRIMARY ADDRESS / Cellar Door:

28 Avenue de Champagne, 51201 Epernay

About Perrier-Jouët champagne house

Champagne’s 10th largest house has seen numerous ownership changes prior to its purchase by global beverage powerhouse, Pernod Ricard in 2005.  They have been producing their signature, floral yet elegant style Champagne since 1811. 

Fruit Sourced from

Over 70 villages across Champagne, France. Chardonnay from Cote des Blancs, Villers-Marmery, Pinot Noir from Mailly-Champagne, Verzy, Verzenay, Ay, Avenay-Val-d’Or

Chef De Cave

Herve Deschamps

Famous For

Hand painted bottles of the prestige cuvee Belle Epoque

Interesting Fact: The flowers were first featured as part of Perrier Jouet’s bottle art in 1902. They were an Art Nouveau expression of the Japanese Anemone flower (Anemone hupehensis).

General Winemaking Process

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General Winemaking Style

Floral, elegant and soft creamy, yet rounded. Pinot Noir is used for it’s floral perfume characteristics rather than strength. Chardonnay is also used in a way to express its fragrant notes and picked young to purposely avoid ripeness.

Production Per Year

Estimated annual production of 3 million bottles.

Interesting Fact

The flowers were first featured as part of Perrier Jouet’s bottle art in 1902. They were an Art Nouveau expression of the Japanese Anemone flower (Anemone hupehensis).