Producer Profile

Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot

Lelarge-Pugeot, an eighth-generation winery situated in Vrigny on the picturesque slopes of the Montagne de Reims, epitomizes a true family endeavor led by Dominique and Dominique, alongside their dedicated children. Their vineyards, predominantly planted with Pinot Meunier and facing northward, offer a unique advantage in mitigating the impacts of global warming, enabling them to explore red wine production for the first time in Champagne's history. Certified organic since 2014 and biodynamic since 2017, Lelarge-Pugeot's wines exude vibrancy and vitality, with offerings like Nature et Non Dosé showcasing their commitment to minimal intervention winemaking. Their electric juice has garnered acclaim across the board.

Where The Wines Come From


Natural wine production in Champagne, France, is a burgeoning movement within the region's esteemed winemaking tradition. Situated in northeastern France, Champagne is renowned for its chalky soils and cool climate, which provide an ideal terroir for cultivating the classic grape varieties of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. Natural winemakers in Champagne embrace organic and biodynamic farming practices, nurturing their vineyards with care and respect for the land. In the cellar, they employ minimalist techniques, allowing the grapes to ferment spontaneously with native yeasts and minimal sulfur usage, resulting in wines that authentically express the terroir of Champagne. The resulting natural Champagnes are vibrant, elegant, and reflective of the region's unique landscapes and winemaking traditions. With their lively acidity, delicate bubbles, and complex flavors, natural Champagnes offer a taste of France's winemaking heritage and a glimpse into the future of sustainable