Champagne Pascal Agrapart
Created by Arthur Agrapart at the end of the 19th century, he already made its wine as a true harvester-manipulator and claimed methods of artisanal cultivation and winemaking. Unfortunately the World War I went through it and did not favor the development of the vineyard. It was his grandson, Pascal’s father at the head of the estate in 2010, who repaired the estate in the 1950s by buying vines. Pascal joined his father at the beginning of the 80s and established the parceling of his vintages from 1995. He selected 3 families of soils: a superficial clay soil, a limestone soil and a clay-limestone soil, the three being on the surface of the chalky base of the Côte des Blancs. “My father used to say to me:” You work your vine like a garden “. The soils here have always been worked, I did not have to reintroduce a practice with difficult conversion”, explains Pascal. Pascal and his son Ambroise still claim today that they belong to the harvesters-manipulators.