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Champagne Taittinger, Reims

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Founded in 1734, Champagne Taittinger is one of the few giant champagne houses still controlled by members of the family that founded it. This is one of the most visitor-friendly of the large champagne houses.

Flagship wines of the house are the Comtes de Champagne composed of 100% Chardonnay and Comtes de Champagne Rosé comprised of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay.

You can visit the forth-century Gothic crayères (chalk mines) that are 17 m (55 ft) below ground and see the only vestiges left of the great 12th-century Saint-Nicaise Abbey. Your tour includes a film about the history of winemaking, a guided cellar tour, the champagne-making process, stories about Reims, and lore about the Taittinger family. The tour concludes with a tasting of one selection with an option to upgrade to more than one tasting. You can go to the visitor's center for a custom tasting. Take a look at our Reims trip itinerary planning website to schedule your visit to Champagne Taittinger and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This wasn’t my first visit to Reims and every time I’m there i try to visit different champagne company. This time i had a bit of a problem since i was driving thru Reims on Sunday and many places... 
    This wasn’t my first visit to Reims and every time I’m there i try to visit different champagne company. This time i had a bit of a problem since i was driving thru Reims on Sunday and many places...  more »
  • Taittinger offers a rather dull standard tour round the cellars deep underground. First a little film, then an (English spoken) tour where you’ll learn a little about champagne-making. No sparkling.....  more
    Taittinger offers a rather dull standard tour round the cellars deep underground. First a little film, then an (English spoken) tour where you’ll learn a little about champagne-making. No sparkling.....  more »

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