northern slope of the Montange de Reims
for 100,000 – 120,000 bottles produced per year. The
is Verzenay, and in village itself, is the
Verzenay, overlooking most
of the started
overall division of grapes is 55% Noir, and 15% Pinot Meunier.
Chardonnay, 30% Pinot It is this balance of
nineteenth century and began to
Chardonnay and Pinot of Godmé in bottle.
took the helm. His footsteps, and today
Bertrand followed in Joseph’s children of Bertrand and their
Godmé’s wines are all about the battle of power vs
families for the
manage the house. winemaking and
finesse, fruit mixing with interlaced with minerality.
acidity, and baked bread The wines are extremely
Guillaume travels non-stop for sales together, five generations of Godmé
and marketing. All have been involved
with Champagne, though been making wine.
that Godmé Pérignon.
reminds me most of is the one and only Dom Both manage impeccable balance between
The Godmé family owns a little less than 12 ha of land, which is divided among their hometown of Verzenay (Grand Cru), Beaumont-vur-Vesle (Grand Cru), Verzy (Grand Cru), Ville-Dommange (Premier Cru), and Villers-Marmery (Premier Cru). These holdings account
blossom over time. Whether you agree with me or think you should take this as the compliment especially when considering the price of admission
not, I it is,
can buy multiple bottles of price of one bottle of Dom.
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