The Champagne is the northernmost and one of the most important wine regions of France, since it produces the sparkling wine of the same name (white or pink), prepared by the traditional method in the region. This village is situated about 200 km from Paris, are 34,000 hectares, of whom 31,000 are cultivated. Its wines must meet established conditions to qualify for appellation of origin, such as: grapes come from the varieties Pinot noir, pinot meunier and chardonnay make his second fermentation (using the Methode Champenoise), ie the foam has that occur within the same bottle in the second fermentation.
Other cavas from the D.O. Champagne
The winery is named Veuve Clicquot present in 1810 when Philippe Clicquot, a textile manufacturer founded his own winery changed its name to its current name in the French region of Champagne. Despite its large size need to buy grapes from other growers. With 280 ha. also has the biggest Gallo-Roman chalk cellars.