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Producer profile: Champagne Jacquesson plus latest wines tasted

Boutique Champagne house Jacquesson is recognised around the world for its stylish and decidedly distinctive Champagnes – an identity that has been forged over more than 200 years. Yohan Castaing explores its history and tastes a range of their single-vineyard cuvées...

Founded in Châlons-sur-Marne by Memmie Jacquesson in 1798, the house was for a long time one of the most important in the region. It enjoyed an international reputation as a quality leader and innovative trendsetter.

Indeed, Adolphe Jacquesson, son of Memmie, took out a patent for his invention of the muselet, or bottle muzzle. He was equally a master of the art of blending and had a major influence on Johann Joseph Krug who, after working for Jacquesson, went on to found his own house in 1843.

Scroll down for Yohan Castaing’s Champagne Jacquesson tasting notes and scores

See Yohan Castaing’s Champagne Jacquesson tasting notes and scores

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