Since its founding in 1785, the House of Piper-Heidsieck has proven its innovative prowess in selecting and blending wines of exception. A quest for excellence and open-mindedness are reflected in the entire range of champagnes created by Chief Winemaker Emilien Boutillat, serve as guarantor the Piper-Heidsieck style.
Marie Antoinette and Marilyn Monroe might not share many things in common, but they did apparently enjoy a mutual love for Piper Heidsieck Champagne. Marilyn apparently drank a glass every morning, and Marie Antoinette was such a fan that she reportedly saw to it that the house became purveyor to 14 royal courts across the world. Founded in 1785 by Florens-Louise Heidsieck, it was not until 1828 that the Piper name joined the party when Henri-Gaillaume Piper assumed control along with Christian Heidsieck. The blend is composed of a majority of Pinots Noirs, incorporating more than 100 crus from around the Champagne region and Pinots Meuniers from the Grande et Petite Montagne de Reims region.