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Magazine Archives: Dec. 31, 2003 - Jan. 15, 2004

Good Things Come From Small Parcels

Small-grower Champagnes offer quality and terroir
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: December 31, 2003


Elisabeth and Philippe Chartogne-Taillet descend from a long line of grapegrowers, dating to 1409. But it wasn't until the 1960s that Chartogne-Taillet began making Champagne from its vineyards. Today, the estate consists of 27 acres in and around the village of Merfy, northwest of Reims.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2003.

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