In the small wine village of Boursault, the château sits proudly overlooking the left bank of the Marne valley, 10km west of Epernay, the capital of Champagne.
Built on the ruins of a fortified castle that belonged to the Barons de Boursault, the Château de Boursault is in the Neo-Renaissance style and looks like the Château de Chambord.
In 1843, Madame Clicquot entrusted the construction of the Château de Boursault to the architect Arveuf, as a generous gift to her daughter, wife of Louis de Chevigne, and to her granddaughter, Marie-Clementine, who received it as a dowry when she married Louis de Rochechouart-Mortemart.
Château de Boursault Champagne is one of only two Champagnes that can boast the phrase Mise en Bouteille au château (château bottled); it is an incredibly rare property where all its vineyards are contained within one stone wall. This clos (wall) also contains the château with its deep cellars, along with the office building and the chai where the actual production is done by hand. It is a truly unique property where the family takes on the full concept of managing their terroir with a strong ecological awareness which has earned Château de Boursault Champagne two major awards for Sustainable Viticulture and High Environmental Value.
In the photo, the worker in the vineyard is Alex Fringhian who demonstrates the hands-on approach it takes to be the Directeur Général and guardian of such a treasure.
*terroir – French term that literally translated means: earth, or soil.
Having the utmost respect for the environment is a must on our Estate. These efforts, which have been in place for many years, have been strengthened over the last decade and has led to the implementation of a sustainable development programme for our business. As a result of our work, we have been awarded Sustainable Viticulture and High Environmental Value certifications.
What we're about.
Art of living and pleasure. A symbol of excellence, refined pleasure and a unique know-how throughout the world, Champagne finds in the Château de Boursault its most beautiful setting.
A starry Champagne. Champagne recognized by the greatest guides and distinguished by numerous awards, the Champagne Château de Boursault offers five* exceptional cuvees.
An exceptional estate. The estate of the Château de Boursault, surrounded by our vines, also houses our press, our winery and our cellar: the notion of terroir takes on its full meaning here.
Pleasure and environment. No pleasure of the senses without conscience. The Champagne Château de Boursault has obtained two certifications: Sustainable Viticulture and High Environmental Value.
*in the USA
CHÂTEAU DE BOURSAULT
Alex Fringhian, Directeur Général
2 rue Maurice Gilbert, 51480 Boursault