The winemaker in the spotlight
Michel Rutat

Discover champagne in the spotlight
this month : Michel Rutat presents his
universe with the cuvée Rosée de Saignée.

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Discover our favourite : cuvée 3A
which brings together the crus of
Ay, Avize and Ambonnay.

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Our selection
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The winemaker in the spotlight
Michel Rutat

Discover champagne on the
front page of this this month :
Michel Rutat presents his universe
with the Rosée de Saignée cuvée

Discover this Champagne
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Our Selection
De Sousa

Discover our favourite : cuvée 3A
which brings together the crus of
Ay, Avize and Ambonnay.

Discover this Champagne


Treat yourself to a sparkling experience,
discover the best nuggets in Champagne

When it comes to champagne, the options are endless, each more exciting than the last! From the classic Brut to the elegant Rosé, there are a multitude of champagne types to choose from. Brut is a popular choice, known for its dry, crisp taste that pairs perfectly with appetizers and seafood. If you're looking for something a little sweeter, Demi-Sec is just the thing. With its hint of sweetness, it's the ideal champagne to accompany dessert. And let's not forget the Blanc de Blancs, made exclusively from Chardonnay grapes, giving it a unique and refreshing flavor profile. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply looking to treat yourself, there's a champagne for everyone!

Champagne Pépites

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Specialist in online sales
of Champagne

Located in the heart of the Champagne vineyards, we are an online boutique 100% dedicated exclusively to champagnes from harvesting and handling winegrowers and major Champagne houses.

We created Pépites en Champagne to introduce you to genuine champagnes from artisan winemakers, passionate about their craft and proud of their unique and atypical terroir.

We are constantly surveying the Champagne vineyards and carefully tasting our future nuggets .

Our aim is to help you discover and appreciate exceptional bottles thanks to two labels. The first, "Pépites de Champagne", symbolizes a surprising selection of the finest champagnes, guaranteeing incomparable quality at a reasonable price, and the second, a "note" dedicated to neophytes and seasoned gourmets, to enable you to taste the finest cuvées from small winegrowers and great Champagne houses

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Food & Wine

What goes well
with champagne?

Which Champagne to pair with a Blanc de Blancs (100% Chardonnay, fine, fresh bubbles), Pinot Noir, brut non millésimé, millésimé, Extra brut, dry, demi-sec, doux, rosé, a Cuvée Prestige or Bio...

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The different
types of ChampagneS

Discover our different types of Champagnes:
Brut, Rosé, Blanc de blancs, Blancs de Noirs, non dosé, Millésimé...

Have you ever wondered about the different types of champagne? Well, you're in for a treat, because there's a huge variety of champagnes to choose from! From the classic non-vintage champagne to the luxurious vintage champagne, each type of champagne has its own characteristics that make it unique. Non-vintage champagne is a blend of different harvests, highlighting the consistent style of the producer. Vintage Champagne, on the other hand, is made from grapes harvested in a specific year, giving it a more distinctive and expressive aromatic profile. Whether you prefer a crisp, refreshing champagne or a complex, full-bodied one, there's a champagne to suit your tastes. It's up to you to explore the world of different champagne types!

Celebrity Corner

Champagne Frèrejean Frères

Champagne Frèrejean Frères traces its origins back to the Napoleonic era, when it was the last of a line of cannon makers for the French army.

Frèrejean Frères' approach to champagne is different from that of other houses: rich in the expertise of a family team specialized in champagne, respectful of traditional methods, yet open to innovation.

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great champagne brands

Are you looking for the best value for money
from the leading brands of luxury Champagnes?

Are you ready to embark on a luxurious journey of flavors and pleasures? Get ready to discover the finest champagne brands that will leave you breathless! These great champagne brands are renowned for their unrivalled quality and exquisite flavours. With every sip, you'll be transported to a world of elegance and sophistication. From the iconic Dom Pérignon to the timeless Moët & Chandon, each brand has its own unique charm and character. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply looking to treat yourself, these champagne brands are the epitome of luxury. So grab a glass, make a toast and let these magnificent bubbles take you on a sparkling adventure!

Have you ever heard of demi-sec champagne? This is a type of sparkling wine made using the traditional champagne method, but with a slightly lower sugar content. This type of champagne is gaining in popularity and is an excellent option for those who enjoy the taste of champagne but don't want it to be too sweet.

To make demi-sec champagne, the sugar level must be carefully regulated. This can be done either during blending, where the winemaker adjusts the sugar levels of the different wines used, or by adding a small amount of sugar to the finished product. This allows the champagne to have a slight sweetness without being too sweet.

When buying a bottle of demi-sec champagne, look for one labeled "champagne brut" or "champagne demi-sec". The difference between the two is that champagne brut has the lowest sugar content of all champagnes, while champagne demi-sec has a slightly higher sugar content. That's why it tastes slightly sweeter.

Many people enjoy demi-sec champagne as a dessert wine. It's a great way to end a meal with a little sweetness and bubbles. It also goes well with many dishes, especially fruit-based desserts such as tarts and pies. If you're looking for a unique way to enjoy champagne, demi-sec champagne is definitely worth a try.

When choosing a demi-sec champagne, it's important to read the labels on the bottle carefully. You should also read the winemaker's report to better understand the wine's characteristics. This will help you make an informed decision when buying demi-sec champagne products.

Champagne is one of the world's best-loved wines, renowned for its exquisite taste and quality. As the only sparkling wine produced in the Champagne region of France, it is a beverage that commands respect and admiration. There are many great Champagne houses producing exceptional vintages of this sparkling wine, and it's a mark of distinction to be able to identify the greatest among them.

The greatest Champagne houses have built their reputations on generations of perfecting the art of winemaking and paying close attention to the unique terroir of the Champagne region. Among the best-known champagne houses are Krug, Dom Pérignon and Louis Roederer. These brands are all known for their exceptional quality and attention to detail. Each of these houses has a unique approach to champagne-making, and they are all renowned for their distinctive styles.

The house of Krug is particularly renowned for its dedication to the art of winemaking, having spent generations perfecting the details of the champagne-making process. Their selection of vintages is renowned for its complexity and depth of flavor. Dom Pérignon is best known for its luxurious, opulent style, with each vintage offering a unique flavor profile. Finally, Louis Roederer produces sparkling wines of consistent quality and has a long history of producing some of the finest vintages in the Champagne region.

The greatest champagne brands are those that have dedicated themselves to the art of winemaking and perfected the art of creating world-class sparkling wines. Krug Dom Pérignon and Louis Roederer are just three of the renowned houses that have achieved excellence in champagne production. Each house brings its own unique approach to winemaking, and all create bottles of vintage champagne in different containers that command admiration and respect.

Other well-known brands: champagne Billecart-Salmon, ChampagneNicolas Feuillatte, ChampagneHenri Giraud, Champagne Louis Roederer, Champagne Ruinart, Champagne Veuve Clicquot, Champagne Pol roger, Champagne Laurent Perrier .

Champagne vineyards are located in some of the most spectacular places in the world. The two most famous regions for champagne vineyards are the Marne Valley and the Montagne de Reims. Both are located in northeastern France and are renowned for their quality sparkling wines. The Vallée de la Marne is the largest and most famous of the Champagne vineyards. Here, grapes are grown in sloping vineyards along the Marne River, which gives the region its name.

The region is famous for its Pinot Meunier grapes, which are used to give champagne its unique flavor and aroma. The Montagne de Reims is another popular region for champagne vineyards. Here, grapes are grown on the slopes of the mountain, giving the region its name.

This region is known for its Pinot Noir grapes, which are used to produce some of the most complex and delicate champagnes. The climate of the Marne Valley and Montagne de Reims is ideal for champagne production. The cool climate allows the grapes to ripen slowly and evenly, producing the perfect champagne. The soil in both regions is also well suited to champagne production, and the combination of climate and soil ensures that the champagne produced in these regions is of the highest quality. The champagne vineyards of the Marne Valley and Montagne de Reims are among the most famous in the world.

Here, the best grapes are grown in perfect conditions, producing some of the world's finest sparkling wines. Northeastern France is renowned for its champagne production, and these two regions are the perfect locations for champagne vineyards.

Grapes are one of the most versatile fruits there is. It can be eaten fresh, used to produce wine and even cooked in sweet or savory dishes. There are hundreds of grape varieties, each with its own unique flavor, texture and color. Among the most popular are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier in Champagne.

Between them, these three varieties account for 99% of the grape varieties used in Champagne.
The remaining 1% includes the following grape varieties: Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Petit Meslier, L'Arbanne..

Pinot noir grapes are small, round and dark red in color. They are often used to make red wines and are known for their full-bodied flavor and aroma. Pinot noir is also used to make sparkling wines, such as champagne. Chardonnay is a large, green-gold grape often used to make white wines. They have a fresh, crisp flavor and aroma, which can be enhanced by aging in oak barrels.

Chardonnay is also used in sparkling wines such as Champagne. Pinot Meunier grapes are small, black and sweet-tasting. They are mainly used to make sparkling wines, such as champagne. They are also used in white and rosé wines, which are generally light and fruity. Champagne grapes are small and black, with a sweet flavor. They are used to make sparkling wines like champagne. The grapes are harvested early in the season, which preserves their sweet flavor. Whichever type of grape you choose, you're sure to enjoy the unique flavor and texture of each variety. Whether you're making wine, cooking with grapes or simply enjoying them fresh, you can be sure of getting the best of the lot. Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier and Champagne grapes all have something special to offer, so don't hesitate to try them all.

Cuvées de Prestige, or simply "Prestige", is a special type of champagne that is created with the utmost care and attention to detail. This champagne is produced from the finest grapes and is made with a unique blend of the region's finest grapes, creating a very special and luxurious flavor. The grapes are harvested, fermented and then aged in the bottle for at least three years. This process creates a truly remarkable complexity and depth of flavor.

The term "cuvée de prestige" is derived from the French word "cuve", which literally means "vat". The term is used to describe a champagne made from a very specific blend of grapes and created with the highest level of craftsmanship. Prestige champagne is generally more expensive than ordinary champagne, as it is made from the finest grapes and created with the greatest care and attention to detail.

The cuvée champagne prestige is truly a unique and luxurious type of champagne. It is a champagne created with the greatest care and attention to detail, crafted from the finest grapes and aged for at least three years in bottle. The flavor and aroma of this champagne are truly remarkable, and it's a type of champagne that's well worth the investment. Cuvée de prestige is the perfect choice for any special occasion or celebration, and is sure to make any gathering memorable.

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