Champagne Guy Larmandier

Country of Origin: France
Location: Vertus, Champagne
People: Colette Larmandier with children François & Marie-Helene, Owners & Winemakers


The cellars of Champagne Guy Larmandier are located in the village of Vertus at the southern base of the Cote des Blancs. This estate owns 9 hectares of vineyards, all located within the Cote des Blancs and distributed among the Grand Cru rated villages of Chouilly and Cramant and the 1er Cru rated vineyards of Vertus and Cuis.

Guy Larmandier established this domaine which, following his death, is now supervised by his wife, Colette, and their two children, François and Marie-Helene. Annual production is on the order of 90,000 bottles. Harvest is conducted manually, the Champagnes are aged a minimum of 36 months on the lees. The Champagnes destined for the US market are disgorged on order and receive a minimal dosage so as to emphasize the purity and finesse of this special terroir.

Media Links
Esquire: 10 Seriously Good Champagnes for Christmas
Peter Liem Blog: The Larmandier Family Tree
Jancis Robinson: Champagne Growers - like Burgundy Domaines?