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CHAMPAGNE CHARPENTIERIt is today the eighth generation of vine growers which directs this house founded in 1855.Le vineyard counts 20 ha under reasoned fight. The planted grape varieties are single and atypical for the area of the valley of the Marne: 45% of Chardonnay, 40% of pinot meunier and 15% of pinot noir. The barouche, emblem of the house represented on the label of the vintage Terre d' Emotion, symbolizes the duty to perpetuate know-how and the values received in heritage. The pieces of old vines intended for the development of the vintages Terre d' Émotion, are cultivated in biodynamy.
Splendid Champagne brut Vérité Terre d'Émotion, blending only old vines in Biodynamie, a majority of Chardonnay, married to pinot noir and a hint of Meunier, with a light and abundant moss, a beautiful harmony in the palate, all in fruity and finesse, a soft cuvée, with complex aromas of white flowers, very tasty. The Champagne brut Tradition, blend of the 3 grape varieties dominant of Meunier, 3 years of aging on slats, has a mineral nose, refined and complex, with nuances of fresh butter, almond and cereals, with an intense and very persistent finish, of golden colour, of great finesse.
The Champagne brut Réserve, a blend of the 3 grape varieties dominated by Meunier with a higher proportion of reserve wines, with aromas of ripe white fruit, concentrated palate and a beautiful vinosity, is fresh, slightly spicy.
The crude rosé, pinot meunier exclusively, is excellent, all framing but very fine, fruity on the nose as in the mouth, with nuances of rose, raspberry and quince in the finish. The 2012 vintage brut, Meunier in a larger proportion of Chardonnay, is rich and complex, it combines freshness and length in the mouth, with shades where rose and honey dominate.
Remarkable blanc de blancs Terre d'Emotion, blending only old vines in Biodynamie, 100% Chardonnay, where dominate notes of toasted bread, yellow fruits and lily, mixing roundness and suppleness, of a beautiful magnitude, rich and distinguished at the same time, charming.
Splendid blanc de noirs dosage Extra brut Terre d'Émotion, blends only old vines in Biodynamie, 100% pinot noir majority and Meunier, with dominant notes of almond and honey, it is both fine and robust. The rosé Terre d'Émotion, a blend of old vines in Biodynamie, with a large majority of Chardonnay married to du Meunier, is a large cuvée, with a pretty persistent mouth, intense and fruity moss dominated by apricot and blackberry.

Adresse :

Jean-Marc et Céline Charpentier

11, route de Paris 02310 Charly-sur-Marne
03 23 82 10 72
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Vintages in sale
All range and the 2012 in Millésimée vintage
1855 and begun again by the 8th generation in 1988
Average annual
150 000 bottles
20 ha
Vine Age
42 years
Soil and exposure
Marno Calcareous, Sud exposure, South-east in heart of slopes
Grape Variety
Chardonnay with 45%, which is rare for Vallée of the Marne, Pinot noir and Pinot meunier
Wine making ferments of it stainless thermo controlled and long wine making at very low temperature for the vintages Terre d' Emotion with a part in maturing under wood (not of new barrels!)
Traditional range: fruity, suppleness, regularity, typical of Vallée of the Marne. Range Terre d' Emotion: purity, smoothness and elegance, faithful to the idea that one is made great champagnes
Wine and food pairing
Terre d' Emotion Blanc de noirs on tapas of ham, fillet mullet, a sea bream in fried peppers, foie gras, steaklets of duck… Terre d' Emotion brut on sautéed gambas, crusty of Saint-Jacob, a curry of burbot…
18,20 to 36 €


References in France
Others references
Guide Dussert-Gerber des Vins de France
National and export sales (%)
France : 70 - Export : 30
Main trading partners
Germany, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Italy, Canada, Japan
Guide des Vins Millésimes Vinovox
Guide des Vins Millesimes Vinovox
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