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Brut Initiale is a blend of three vintages of Chardonnay from the same three villages: Avize, Oger and Cramant. It is a blend of harvests from the mid-2000s from lower slope vines.
DOMAINE JACQUES SELOSSE In 1949 Jacques Selosse, Anselme's father, created in Avize the domain, which still bears his name, with his wife.
Anselme took over the estate in 1974.
Domaine Jacques Selosse produces 57,000 bottles of Champagne every year from grapes grown and harvested on 7.5 ha of vines spread over Chardonnay plots in the Côte des Blancs — Avize, Cramant, Oger, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger — and a few Montagne de Reims plots, dedicated to growing Pinot Noir, in Aÿ, Ambonnay and Mareuil-sur-Aÿ.