Joseph Loriot-Pagel is a boutique Champagne producer based in the small village of Festigny, nestled in the Marne Valley.
Joseph Loriot is the fourth generation winemaker who along with his wife Odile own and operate this fine Champagne House.
Their son, Jean-Philippe Loriot, graduated from his winemaking studies in 2005 and then completed the 2006 vintage at Chateau Leamon in Bendigo, Australia before returning to Champagne to assist his father in the running of Joseph Loriot-Pagel, thus making him the fifth generation winemaker.
The winery and much of their vineyard is located in the Vallee de la Marne to the west of Epernay. However the Loriot family also have vineyard in the Côte des Blancs, specifically near the townships of Cramant, Oger and Avize, to the south of Epernay.
It is the Chardonnay from these three vineyards that is used to make their Blanc de Blancs. Champagnes Imported: Carte d’Or NV, Rosé NV, Cuvée de Reserve 2005 and Blanc de Blancs 2006.
Joseph, Odile and Jean-Philippe Loriot — Fifth & sixfth generation