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Champagne Taittinger

1240 - Thibaud IV, Count of Champagne, King of Navarre and poet returnedfrom Cyprus with a vine plant, an ancestor of the Chardonnay variety, which would become the mark of the Taittinger House
1734 - Jacques Fourneaux, a Champagne wine merchant, founded the company that would later become Taittinger
1932 - Pierre Taittinger bought Chateau de la Marquetterie, whose vines were planted in the 18th century by Brother Oudart, a Benedictine monk and one of the founding fathers of Champagne
1945 - Francois Taittinger defined the Chardonnay style : feminine, elegant, which is still the signature of Taittinger
2006 - Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger, presently President, bought back the House, as the Taittinger Group had been sold to Starwood in 2005
Present - Vitalie & Clovis Taittinger, respectively Artistic Director & Export Director, joined their father in this adventure, reaffirming Taittinger as the last International Eponymous Champagne Brand
Taittinger being both a family and a signature,
is committed to provide the best quality to its consumers

AN INTERNATIONAL LUXURY BRAND
A presence in 140 countries through independent agents
5,5 million bottles sold per year
Highest quality standards
288 hectares owned by Taittinger that represents the 2nd most important vineyards in Champagne

FAMILY & INDEPENDENCE
One of the only
Worldwide Eponymous Brands left
A House led by the Family Taittinger with Pierre-Emmanuel, Clovis & Vitalie, who represent the 4th generation
An independent distribution network in more than 140 countries
A strong brand image
in France & Worldwide
A BRAND IN MOTION
A dynamic, young & passionate team
A Champagne House strong in all the traditional distribution networks
An ambition to have a personalized follow up with all the clients, all over the world

QUALITY & TRADITION
A high quality Champagne, recognized worldwide
The 2nd most important vineyard of Champagne, with nearly 300 hectares
A heritage & patrimony very rich (cellars from the 3rd century, the Chateau de la Marquetterie etc.)
A constant quality as a key factor of success, under the supervision of 4 oenologists
A UNIQUE STYLE
A style driven by the Chardonnay, which gives finesse & elegance to the Champagnes
The family signature is in the refined & purity style of the wines, as well as it guarantees its high quality standards
A highly qualitative selection of the grapes, a juice coming at 95% from the first press, and a long maturation in the cellars the pillars of our unique Champagnes

Why is Taittinger unique ?
Taittinger is the only international Eponymous Brand, with the name of the Family managing the House on the bottle
The quality standards are very high for each step of the process, from the vineyards to the road to market
Taittinger is a grower and a winemaker also called “recoltant-manipulant”
The wines are internationally recognized for being among the finest ones of the Champagne Region
A success story that continues
For decades, Champagne Taittinger is referred to as a leading House in Champagne thanks to
Its solidity and consistency
Its unique style, driven by the Chardonnay
Its quality, pure and elegant Champagnes, awarded by both amateurs and specialists

Who are our clients ? ?
Taittinger is strongly present in all the distribution networks:
On trade, with key prestigious accounts in starred restaurants, trendy bars and luxury hotels
Off trade, with the finest high end wine shops and department stores
Corporate Business, for prestigious gifts to their clients
Duty Free : Airports, Cruise Lines
Cash & Carry / Supermarkets accounts
Our clients are both connoisseurs & specialists