Visit our historical
A cool environment and darkness are required to mature Champagne wines.
2 miles of
In the secrecy of
Joseph Perrier leaves the Champagne to age in peace in just under 2 miles of historical cellars dating back to the 4th century.
Our cellars were dug out of ancient Gallo-Roman chalk pits on the hillside and are quite unusual as they are above ground.
The chalk walls of the cellars and natural ventilation provide the low temperature required for optimal conservation.
on the lees
At least three to five years of ageing are necessary to reach the quality we are looking for.