Haute Domaine is a new program, which offers wine enthusiasts a curated and qualitative, vine to table experience in Champagne during a one day visit or overnight stay. Each winemakers offers interactive visits and experiences in English that go beyond standard visits offered throughout the region.
Taste the result of each wine maker's passion, and dedication to reflect the best of the terroir in their wines. Enjoy the unique characteristics of each region during single plot wine comparison cuvee tastings while you learning how the terroir impacts the style, acidity, and taste of each Champagne. Here are 3 vineyard tasting examples:
Visit a member of the L’Artisan du Champagne in the Cote de Blancs. You will start the experience in the vines and then watch a degorgement before you compare still wines and a triple Chardonnay tasting.
Visit a superb vineyard where you will discover the vines and then enjoy a unique 5 senses workshop before a multi tasting comparing 3 Pinot Meunier, a single vineyard Chardonnay and single vineyard Pinot Noir.
Located in the Montagne de Reims, renowned for Grand Cru Pinot Noir, visit a domaine with a 400-year-heritage and a place where connoisseurs and epicureans can experience the taste of exceptional terroir-driven low dosage Cuvées of exceptional character.
“Every sommelier I interviewed said they started their pairings with a glass of Champagne”. Wall Street Journal
Pairing Champagne with lunch will give you more confidence to be more adventurous at home and at restaurants when choosing a Champagne. As you eat and drink during your vineyard lunch, consider the body or richness of both the food and Champagne, with neither overwhelming the other and the dominant character in the dish, which is usually the sauce, seasonings or cooking method, rather than the main ingredient. Pairing individual dishes with different wines in order to enhance the flavor of both the food and the Champagne. We offer food pairings during the tour, picnics, light sit down meals or gastronomic 3 course meal at the estate or a Michelin restaurant.Click here for more excellent food matching information from the Wine Spectator.