Jacques Denis, bouileur de cru in Saint-Preuil (grande champagne)
Jacques Denis is a bouilleur de cru in Saint-Preuil. He is married to Emilienne Ardoin, who’s family has been making cognacs for several generations on the domaine Les Pouges. Jacques Denis is a former director of Le Cognatheque in Cognac, the cognac shop.
They own vineyards in both the grande champagne and the petite champagne districts, but the petite champagne is only used for the younger qualities.
He is one of few bouilleurs who asks money for the upper segment tastings. VS, VSOP and XO can be tasted for free.
Range (petite champagne) VS, Tonic Saveur.
Range (grande champagne): VSOP, XO , Extra, Vieille Réserve, Très Vieille Grande Champagne.
Address: Les Pouges, 16130 Saint Preuil. Telephone: 05 45 834122. (To visit: simple tastings are for free, but payment is required for the upper segment. on appointment.)