For over 205 years, Moet & Chandon champagne is a constant companion of outstanding events all over the world. History of Moet & Chandon – is a history of family tradition, which for over 250 years of patiently and skillfully created the prestige and glory of the largest producer of sparkling wines.
In 1743 a native inhabitants of ancient lineage of Champagne founded his own company “House of Moet”.
In 1814 the cellars of Epernay were looted by the Prussian troops and Russian Cossacks. Jean-Remy Moet wrote: “All these officers are now being ruined me, tomorrow will make me richer. The pledge of my future – those who drink my wine, then became my messengers around the world, praising my work.”
In 1832 Jean-Remy gives way to his son Victor Moet, and his in-law Pierre-Gabriel Chandon, since the company bears the name of “Moet & Chandon,” sealed a union of two families and brought them worldwide fame.
Secular dinners King Louis XV of France brought to champagne the glory kings drink. Napoleon maintained a special relationship with the firm Moet & Chandon also. And today, Moet & Chandon remains the official supplier to the royal courts of Europe. At the coronation ceremony, marriage, and all the historical moments in the tables is always a festive Moet & Chandon champagne.
Distinctive feature of the Moet & Chandon House is a well-developed, balanced, harmonious, soft style. The success of the company is the result of the talent of its winemakers and flawlessly smooth production, controlled at every stage – from the cultivation of grapes to the process of aging wine.
Vineyards firm Moet & Chandon, the largest in Champagne, their area of approximately 800 hectares, a quarter of vineyards throughout the region. Champagne – one of the few wine regions in the world where grapes are still harvested by hand. Moet & Chandon has thirteen of the seventeen “Grand Cru” (land of the highest category).
Multistoried cellar Moet & Chandon length of 28 km. striking. In solemn silence of the cellars, in their continuing coolness and humidity preparing champagne. The wine is aged and slowly ripens in the heart of the cellars, existing for over 250 years. Moet & Chandon acquires its exquisitely sparkling character and richness of flavors there.
Moet & Chandon Collection
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Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial
Champagne Moet & Chandon Imperial was named in honor of the friendship of Jean-Remy Moet, and Napoleon Bonaparte, who maintained a special relationship with the firm Moet and visited Jean-Remy every time when he was in Champagne.
Unique and wonderful combination of three grape varieties – Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier and the richness and diversity of climate and soil of Champagne – Moet & Chandon Champagne creates Brut Imperial.
The taste of the champagne has shades of lime, lime flowers and grapes. The finish gives a complete feeling of barely perceptible gentle final note. It is perfect for snacks, cheese and seafood, some soups, such as a soup-celery puree, and a perfect match with the taste of fish dishes.
Recommended serving temperature of 6 ° to 8 ° C.
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Moet & Chandon Rose Imperial
Perhaps hardly be called champagne, which has an equally unusual taste than Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Rose, which perfectly combines fruit (cherry and plum dominates) and the tone of a note of almond. The aroma of rose champagne from Moet & Chandon possesses unique shades of lime, flowers, grapes and red berries with rich tones of blackberry. Thanks to the harmonious combination of three grape varieties (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier), which distillers use this company for making sparkling wine, the aroma of the elite champagne Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Rose is filled with freshness and sweet flavor. Every sip of Champagne Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Rose gives you the complete harmony of the taste and smell of the drink in conjunction with the aftertaste of light «dosage».
The process of creating is truly unique. To purchase a dark rose, even a little bit of copper, the color of ripe grapes give a little stroll to the husks, then, slowly, slowly squeeze the juice.
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Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial
Champagne Moet Chandon Nectar Imperial acquires a refined taste of luxury champagne thanks to successful Bland three grape varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. An extraordinary golden color emphasizes the relationship of this sparkling wine in the luxury class.
Champagne Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial is different refinement, expressiveness and elegance. The smell of the drink harmoniously complement the bright notes of ripe fruit and spices, perfect accent the honey and nut tones.
Experts note that this is the kind of champagne house Moet & Chandon is perfect for an aperitif. Excellent taste of sparkling wine Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial, gained over years of exposure, goes well with caviar, fruit, chocolate. In order to get maximum enjoyment from drinking champagne, it is recommended to apply at a temperature no higher than 6.8 degrees.