Pommery Champagne is a renowned brand that has its origins in Reims, France. The estate where the special harvest for this champagne is done has turned into a popular tourist destination offering excellent underground cellars tours and a memorable champagne tasting experience.
The champagne house is operated by Vranken Monopole, and it produces a variety of champagnes including a Brut Rosé and a Brut Royal.
A Brief History of Pommery Champagne:
The Pommery Champagne house was established by Narcisse Greno in the year 1836. It was initially operated principally as a wool trading company. The Maison Pommery joined the company and received financial support from Henri Vasnier. After the death of Maison Pommery in 1858, his wife took over the company and committed the entire company to producing this champagne brand. In the year 2002, the Vranken Monopole group acquired Maison Pommery.
The Biggest Brand!
Champagne Pommery is the largest champagne producing brands in the region. The house generates a wide variety of champagne products throughout the year. The varieties of 2009 included a Brut Royal, Brut Apanage, and diverse Brut Rosés including a springtime and fall time blend. The range of products also includes a 1998 Grand Cru, a Cuvée Louise 1998, Cuvée Louise Rosé 1999 and the latest variety known as Pop.
The Pommery Pop Champagne has been a real favorite among the wine lovers across the world. There is something about it that makes it so popular and enjoyable. The champagne tastes really cheeky with a whiff of sulphur in it. The taste includes a dash of apples, oranges and lemons, a creamy taste that the person tasting it will remember for long.
Some Facts Related to Pommery Champagne:
The Pommery Champagne house is spread across 126 acres of land in Reims, France. The house was built in 1858, by Jeanne-Alexandrine Louise Pommery in a traditional Elizabethan style. The house has a large cellar and a chalk pit that date back to the Gallo-Roman period. It has nearly 20 million bottles that are held at a steady 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
Serving As a Tourist Attraction:
The lavish estate and the champagne house serve as tourist attractions all the year round, except during the Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day. The estate is easily reachable from Paris and Epernay. The tours usually last about one hour. The enjoyable tour ends with a classic Pommery Champagne tasting treat that the tourists will remember forever.