In a lounge adorned with impressive wood features, stands the 30-litre Melchizedec, the largest Champagne bottle in the world. The wine cellars in the basement were built in 1152 by the Cistercian monks of Clairvaux. Unique cuvées are gently matured andthe company’s giant bottles are stored there (Balthazar, Nebuchadnezzar, Solomon...). The Drappier family have been cultivatingtheir vineyard for two centuries. The current owner, Michel, has managed the winemaking process skilfully since 1979 with Andréwho has experience of 60 grape harvests.Famous throughout the world, Drappier Champagnes have been favourites of figures as prestigious as General de Gaulle, Luciano Pavarotti and Philippe Starck.
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