José Lievens
José Lievens

José of Le Chapitre is a renowned wine maker in the region and is particularly well known for his knowledge and skill with his terroir. He is the only récoltant-manipulant in Berru, a beautiful, peaceful village just east of Reims; he owns 17ha of vineyards in total, most of which are farmed organically, with José working towards converting the whole estate to organics.

José practises sustainable wine-making aimed at reinforcing the positive impact of grapevine cultivation on the environment, while reducing its negative impacts. He allows the growth of natural ground cover crops to counter erosion in the vineyards, strictly limits the use of sprays, and ensures efficient ecological and economical management in the winery thanks to modern equipment, energy-saving facilities and careful management of waste.

The Le Chapitre brand was created by the Wine Source team with José; it is exclusive to Wine Source Group. The name refers to a group of houses which used to be situated around Reims Cathedral; in the 16th century these residences formed a unique city within a city.

preliminary line-up champagnes subject to change

  • Le Chapitre Brut Rosé

    Le Chapitre Brut Rosé

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