Established in Chamery since 1862, Bonnet-Ponson is Composed of more than 50 different vines plots spread over four villages of the north side of the Montagne de Reims : Chamery, Coulommes-la-Montagne, Vrigny as Premier Cru and Verzenay as Grand Cru.
During 30 years, Thierry Bonnet continued the development of the domain with the construction of new caves and the addition of one more hectare to the vineyard, several new parcels in the villages of Chamery, Vrigny and Verzenay. Cyril Bonnet joined the family domain in 2013, as the sixth generation, starting at the same time all of the vineyards began conversion to the organic method of cultivation.
Bonnet Ponson is what has become known as a “grower Champagne.” Meaning, the winemaker is also the landowner and vineyard manager, as well as overseeing the production and blending of the wines from harvest to bottling. In the world of big Champagne houses and their massive productions, it is still relatively uncommon to have one estate oversee this entire process. “Les vignes-dieu” (vines of god) is one of the best lieu-dit of Coulommes-la-Montagne, on the south facing part of the village’s vineyard.
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