Village profile: Cramant, Champagne

Cramant, Harvest Perrier-Jouet Butte de Saran

Harvest on one of Perrier-Jouet’s Butte de Saran plots, used for Belle Epoque Blanc de Blancs

With their rapier-fine balance between fruit, finesse and structure, the sparkling Chardonnay wines of Cramant are some of the most compelling being made in Champagne today. As simple as the proposition may seem – one grape, one soil type, one village – there is more to Cramant than meets the eye, and those who take a closer look will discover a world of nuance in the Côte des Blancs.

Charles Curtis MW’s Cramant top 10

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Source: Charles Curtis MW