Extraordinary champagne has a name: Alfred Gratien
The house of Alfred Gratien has been producing champagne since 1864.
Rigorous selection of grapes, traditional wine making methods, voluntarily limited output and respect for the land - these principles and the fact that it is one of the last few remaining "hand-crafted" champagne producers in the world are the secret behind the outstanding quality of Alfred Gratien champagne and the factors which make it unique.
The commitment of the management to remain true to the principles of founder Alfred Gratien is clear in every stage of the production of these spirited wines.
Champagnes from Alfred Gratien have a lengthy tradition and, disregarding the mass-produced ethos and fashions of modern times, still remain true to that tradition today. Their cellar master, Nicolas Jaeger, makes it his business to ensure that things stay that way.
Following in the footsteps of his father and his forefathers, he represents the fourth generation to preserve the uniqueness of their champagnes.
Every year, he ensures that they have the very best cuvée of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grape varieties. He is meticulous and strict in the way he oversees the fermentation of the wines in traditional wooden casks.
In this way, he personally guarantees consistently high quality and an incomparable aroma.
Alfred Gratien voluntarily limits its production to 250,000 bottles per year.