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Champagne Joseph Perrier

Joseph Perrier has always been connected with history, on occasions which have been both high profile and private. The House has always celebrated human achievements, from the inauguration of Concorde in 1976 and more recently the presentation of the Nobel prize for medicine. The «Cuvées Royales» celebrate the relationship with Queen Victoria and King Edward VII, a distinction we still proudly feature on the labels today. Every day, whether notable or not, the philosophy of Joseph Perrier remains the same: fully seize the moment, follow the truth and enjoy simple perfection, whilst encouraging others with a similar outlook. Our objective is not to increase the yields in so doing, rather to use the minimum necessary to improve the health and balance in the vineyards, always being careful to study and create a programme for each parcel individually. We feel that our champagne truly remains a hand-made product. Each bottle effectively passes through 10 pairs of hands in its’ production and this respects the ways of the past and continues the feeling that we are still making an artisanal product today.

Joseph Perrier Cuvée Royale Brut

The true expression of the House style. Elegant, fresh, light, well-balanced with good length, this is the perfect celebration champagne. Blend: 35% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir and 30% Pinot Meunier, with around 20% reserve wine. 20 different villages are used, based on our own vineyards in Cumières, Damery, Hautvillers and Verneuil.

Aged: Average of 3 years age.

On the nose the aromas are fine, delicate and complex, with notes of apple and pear. Fresh attack, lots of life, and is yet supple, round and most refreshing on the finish.

Joseph Perrier Cuvée Royale Blanc de blancs

Blend: 100% Chardonnay, with approximately 15% of reserve wines. Vineyards in the Grand Crus of the Côte des Blancs – Chouilly, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Bergères-les-Vertus, with some of our Chardonnay from Cumières and from the region around Bassuet.

Ageing: 5 years minimum.The nose is elegant and complex. There are aromas of white flowers, apricot and mirabelle plums. The palate has plenty of fresh citrus notes and lively acidity, some touches of spice and vanilla, rich brioche elements and a long lemony finish.

Joseph Perrier Cuvée Royale Brut Rosé

Blend: 25% Chardonnay and 75% Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, of which around 12% is AOC Cumières Rouge. The fruit is from 15 different villages but based on the family vineyard holdings in the villages of Cumières, Damery, Hautvillers and Verneuil.

Ageing: minimum 3 years.

At first the nose shows both red and black fruits. There are notes of wild violet followed by a touch of liquorice. There is ripeness and breeding on the palate, with hints of sweet red fruits. There is energy and elegance together here with a long finish with just a touch of menthol.

Joseph Perrier Cuvée Joséphine

Blend: 52% Chardonnay. 48% Pinot Noir all from Premier and Grand Cru villages. The nose opens with a fresh and soft appeal, followed by a delicious complex combination of aromas: butter, soft spices dried fruits with grilled almonds and with ripe citrus and apricot notes. A touch of fresh mineral character dominates with some subtle evolved points. On the palate there is a fine fruity yet vinous element, lively yet perfectly balanced. Flavours of spice, dried fruits and ripe fresh fruits over caramel abound tied together by the firm mineral back-bone.