Another of the region’s “A-team” of fighting cooperatives, the Chateau-Thierry based Pannier produces tasty and consistent champagne, even if the modest vineyard sources fail to ignite the two “prestige” wines Egerie and Louis Eugene. The basic Brut Selection is as near to a cert as this difficult climate can provide. Andrew Jefford- The New France
Champagne PANNIER was founded by Louis Eugene Pannier in 1899, in Dizy, next to Epernay. In 1937, his son purchased medieval cellars in Château-Thierry, in the Marne Valley and there transferred his thriving champagne house. A group of wine growers purchased Champagne PANNIER and the cellars in 1974.
During an archaeological study in 1999, a XIV century rock carving of an archer was found in the cellars. This carving became the new logo for Champagne PANNIER with the motto of "Ad perfectionem intendere" - we aim for perfection.
This emblem represents PANNIER's values and wines: elegance, uprightness and balance.