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Lot n° 23

CHIQUET PERE & FILS (Gaston et Claude)

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Brut carte blanche 1 bottle 75 cl, vintage probably from the '70s Since 1746, eight generations have succeeded one another since Nicolas Chiquet planted his first vine. In 1919, the two brothers Fernand & Gaston Chiquet, winegrowers by birth, joined forces to create their own business: Chiquet Frères. "Pioneers" in Champagne, they were the first winegrowers to take the bold step of preserving their grapes, then champagnizing and marketing them. They won their first medal in 1923 in Paris, then their "Médaille d'or" in Epernay. After parting company with his brother, Gaston Chiquet created his own brand in 1935. In the 1950s, Gaston Chiquet and his son Claude expanded the family estate into the terroirs of Aÿ and Hautvillers, bringing new blending alternatives, an essential feature of Champagne design. Antoine and Nicolas Chiquet, in their turn, ensure continuity while respecting the ancestral rules: "Our essential aim is to maintain the quality standards to which we are heirs"; techniques have been perfected, but tradition persists.