The Taittinger family has managed the Champagne House for nearly a century. Its aim has always been the pursuit of excellence. “Having our family name on a bottle places demands and responsibilities on every minute. The name on the bottle conveys both the skills and knowledge of the past and a commitment to the future”. Pierre Emmanuel Taittinger has embodied this commitment for 40 years, and today he shares it with his son, Clovis and his daughter, Vitalie who both work beside him in the day to day running of the Champagne House. Together, they create a very close-knit and complementary family trio.
The Taittinger pursuit of excellence
A champagne house’s style lies at the soul of its wines , taking its energy from its roots, its creativity and a legacy of knowledge. This underpins the strength and special composition of Taittinger champagnes. This composition is the result of a magical, intuitive and complex process, one which Pierre-Emmanuel, Clovis and Vitalie Taittinger know how to create and sustain, supported by a tasting panel formed from a rich pool of complementary talents.
The garden of creation
Attachment to the land, to those who care for it, and the constant monitoring of quality have always been the cornerstones of Taittinger’s quest for excellence, as well as the foundation for ensuring that its unique style is maintained. A love of vines and their careful cultivation is a prerequisite for the creation of great champagne. “In order to have gold in our bottles, we must first have gold at our fingertips”, as Vincent Collard, the Manager of Taittinger Vineyard explains. For nothing is possible without man's skills, knowledge, patience and determination, from working with the vines through to the subtle formulation of the blends...
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