The Champagne House Henri Giraud has very ancient origins, and Champagne has been produced since the first half of the 18th century. Located in Ay, in the heart of the Marne Valley, it was founded by the Hémart family, but it is with the union between Madeleine Hémart and Léon Giraud that the activity, since the early 1900's, has been enormously implemented.
Currently run by the twelfth family generation, it is led by Claude Giraud - in truth, assisted by his daughter Emmanuelle and the generous winemaker Sebastien le Golvet - also known as the one who designed the Fût de Chêne that, fermented in small oak barrels and born in The occasion of the exquisite vintage of '90, literally goes crazy lovers of the category. Respecting the historical traditions, the best quality is constantly sought after, pursuing what has become the business motto: "pleasure, maturity, territory".
By specializing in pinot noir grapes from Grand Cru vineyards, about 260,000 bottles per year are produced, which are distinguished for a particular use in the use of wood in the various stages of vinification, as according to Claude "even forests have a Terroir like vineyards, "and" there are no great wines without big woods ".