Veuve Clicquot has pursued a noble quest for excellence for 240 sparkling years. Forever seeking to maintain “Only one quality – the finest” as first asserted by Mme Clicquot herself, the House has set an unparalleled standard. Along the same trajectory, Joël Robuchon is today recognized as a “pope of gastronomy”, able to draw new qualities from the simplest of flavors and enhancing the pure qualities of his raw materials. The two notorious names, known for their high standards and an unforgivable perfectionism, today unite their specialties.
The unique Veuve Clicquot style has sparkled via its cuvées d’exception (exceptional vintages) since 1772. The Yellow Label, dominated by the Pinot Noir grape, personifies the House style, while the refreshing Rosé, first created by Madame Clicquot in 1818, is still created with the same blend. But the quintessence of Veuve Clicquot and its style is La Grande Dame, a cuvée de prestige that has been enchanting palates since 1972.
Dominique Demarville, Veuve Clicquot’s Cellar Master, continues to honor House quality and tradition, creating wines with a predominance of Pinot Noir to deliver structure and strength.
Joël Robuchon holds 26 Michelin stars, the highest number of any chef in the world. His professionalism, discipline, confidence and creativity have earned him an international reputation and respect. When he opened le Jamin, his first restaurant in 1981, it earned three Michelin stars for each of its first years. His vision has never stopped evolving, and during his world travels, in particular those to Japan and Spain, he was inspired to develop a new restaurant concept that would promote his cuisine to the next level; based on a concept of quality products served in the spirit of conviviality, the Ateliers Robuchon were thus born. Chef Robuchon’s principles made him the true guide of French gastronomy, with his devotion to exceptional products or just the simplicity of his execution.