200 years of history
Maison Blaise Lourdez, created in 1812, is located in the town of Damery, near Epernay, the capital of Champagne. Its domain spans 8 hectares, thus positioning it among the manipulative mid-size harvesters present in Champagne. Its vineyard is diverse, with 60% Pinot Meunier, 30% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Noir, allowing different blends. The peculiarity of the house vinification is that it does not make malolactic fermentations, thus preserving the natural acidity of the grapes.
After the Second World War, during the period of “the euphoria of champagne”, René Blaise and Thérèse Lourdez embark on the manipulation of champagne. On October 12, 1957, they created the Blaise Lourdez brand, thus following the Champagne tradition of associating the two names of the families owning vines.
Recently, Bruno and Isabelle Blaise Lourdez took over from the latter's parents, François and Claudine Blaise Lourdez, and are the head of the estate now based in Damery. Bruno Blaise Lourdez, who studied at the Lycée viticole d'Avize, is a member of the jury of the tasting commission of the AIDAC (Association of Champagne Appellation Inspection), which brings together professionals controlling the quality of Champagne wines.