Champagne Agnès Corbon

    Highly regarded by champagne specialists but rather ‘insider’ until recently, Agnès Corbon’s 3.5ha include parcels in the western Marne Valley as well as the crowning glory of 2ha of Chardonnay in Avize Grand Cru where she is based. She took over the family domaine in 2006 and has fashioned new cuves. Her hallmark is long lees-ageing and using base wines which are held in a perpetual solera type blend and also in 30hl oak foudres.  Her wines show the power and minerality of Avize and the complexity of long ageing. She makes just 10,000 bottles a year.  



      Suggested Producers

      Champagne André Jacquart
      Champagne André Jacquart

      Founded in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger on the C te des Blancs in 1958, this single estate RM moved to Vertus in 2004. Marie Doyard (founder member of the CIVC Maurice Doyard was her great grandfather) and brother Benoit then took over. Benoit and his father run the winemaking and viticulture and Marie is very much the […]

      Champagne Marie Courtin
      Champagne Marie Courtin

      At long last after visits and discussion over time forming a friendship, we have been granted a precious allocation of this internationally-coveted micro producer in the Aube.  Dominique Moreau cultivates just a 2,5ha contiguous parcel of lieu-dit ‘Tremble’ in the village of Polisot, in the southern Aube, near Les Riceys.  The estate is named after […]

      Champagne Lacourte-Godbillon
      Champagne Lacourte-Godbillon

      Our fond and long-held partnership.  We were the first to discover, advise them and import Geraldine and Richard’s wines into the UK from before 2014.  They are now exported worldwide.  Geraldine Lacourte and Richard Devignes took the bold step with a young family some years ago, to leave their local coop and become a proper […]