Nicolas Feuillatte 2000 - Palmes d'Or Brut 3 L
Varietal: Chardonnay; Pinot Noir
Size: 3 L
Nicolas Feuillatte is a cooperative based in Chouilly, in the Champagne appellation. The cooperative’s full name is Centre Vinicole – Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte and it is made up of more than 5,000 individual grape growers who own vineyards throughout the Champagne region. The center was started in 1972 as a storage and winemaking center for grape growers, then took on the Nicolas Feuillatte name in 1986 when it acquired a domaine owned by Nicolas Feuillatte. Feuillatte was a businessman and diplomat before returning to Champagne to start his own Champagne house. He died in 2014. The cooperative has access to grapes from 7,500 acres, and its fruit comes from 13 of the 17 Champagne Grand Cru vineyards, 33 of the 42 Premier Cru vineyards and 259 other vineyards. The brand offers a full range of vintage and non-vintage Champagnes and is noted for its elegance and finesse. The winemaker for more than 30 years has been Jean-Pierre Vincent.