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Champagne GH Martel & Cie SA

P.O. Box 1011, 51318 Epernay
Rue Bernard Rapenau, 51318 Epernay
France

Telephone +33 3 26510633
Fax +33 3 26544152
contact@champagnemartel.com

This company is main exhibitor of

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ProWein 2017 hall map (Hall 12): stand E32

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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Wines (according to cultivable areas)
  • 01.01  Europe
  • 01.01.05  France
  • 01.01.05.06  Champagne
  • 02  SPARKLING WINES
  • 02.07  Quality sparkling wine/Sekt with origin
  • 02.07.01  Champagne

Our products

Product category: Champagne, Champagne

Brut Prestige

Assemblage
40% Chardonnay | 55% Pinot Noir | 5% Meunier
Tasting Notes
- The look -
An intense robe with golden glints.

- The smell -
A wonderfully fresh aftertaste, lemon liqueur, fresh peas.

A fine density to the nose, rigorous.

- The taste -
Banana flesh, lovely supporting freshness, a wonderful acidity.

An invigorating, lively mouth.
Pair With...
Goes well with a blanquette of veal or a lamb chank.

Can also be served with a cheese such as a camembert or a Brie de Meaux.

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Product category: Champagne, Champagne

Blanc de Noirs

Assemblage
50% Pinot Noir | 50% Meunier
Tasting Notes
- The look -
A golden yellow robe.

- The smell -
Coffee, Nougat.

Strong aromas of spices.

- The taste -
There is grape skin in both the structure and the taste.

Subtle notes of red fruits, strawberries and raspberries.
Pair With...
Perfect as an appetizer.

Also enjoyed around character meals such as lamb tagine or a duck pie with mushrooms.

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Product category: Champagne, Champagne

Brut Fut de Chêne 2007

Assemblage
50% Chardonnay | 50% Pinot Noir
Tasting Notes
- The look -
An amber yellow robe.

- The smell -
Woody, wine-like aromas.

Butter, cream, contrasting honey-flavoured richness.

-The taste -
A strong, powerful mouth.

Caramel sweets.
Pair With...
Can be enjoyed with lobster or mushrooms (truffles).

Also goes well with desserts such as financiers.

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About us

Company details

A champagne and its history ...

The House G.H. Martel & C° was founded in 1869 by the Tabourin family, a harvesting owner from Avenay Val d’Or, a small town a few miles from Epernay.

At the end of the 19th century, Henry Léopold Tabourin was sent by his employer Auguste Devaux on an oenology and information course in Champagne.
In 1984, on the death of Auguste Devaux, H.L. Tabourin founded, in association with Mr. Devaux' widow, the Champagne House Veuve A. Devaux which reached the height of its success in the Belle Epoque.

In 1910, H.L. Tabourin left the House that he had co-founded and worked with his son to develop the G.H. Martel & C° trademark, which he had bought in the early 1920’s.

In 1979, the death of André Tabourin posed the difficult problem of succession. The House Ernest Rapeneau, founded in 1901, acquired a majority shareholding in G.H. Martel with the aim of establishing G.H. Martel & C° as the spearhead for its activities in Champagne. After fifty years of intense activity, Ernest Rapeneau finally retired from business, leaving the running of the company to two of his sons, François and Bernard.

Nowadays, the new G.H. Martel & C° group now extends over a large stock of vineyards planted with Chardonnay and Pinot. The company has three traditional pressing centres, 20,000 m2 of cellars and 55,000 hl of vats, some of which are of the most modern stainless steel design with temperature regulation.

The personality of G.H. Martel & C° Champagne is based on the know-how of the Rapeneau family, which has been involved in making this white wine for four generations. Cellar-master and oenologist, Christophe, Bernard’s younger son, now runs the House, while his older son, Jean-François, is responsible for the sales development of the brand.

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