Initial cellar extension work in Hautvillers.
Marie France was already part of the team.
The tasting cellar in Hautvillers was built and opened
L’ALTAVILLOISE SAS’s adopted home.
Jean Marie’s wife,
Hachette Guide with our
Blanc de Blancs Champagne
and to help his father manage the vineyard
so big when they were being built. 1st 1600m2
extension over 2 levels at Terre de Crayon.
target of 500,000 bottles.
Best sparkling wine in the world Gold medal at the
Concours Mondial de Bruxelles for the Cuvée Prestige 1997.
Jérôme joined L’ALTAVILLOISE SAS as vatroom manager
31/07/2005: L’ALTAVILLOISE hit our 2nd target of
We once again outgrew our premises so building DIZY “La Pâture” enabled us to separate the vine growing side from the winemaking side (1600m2 over 2 levels).
Florence joined L’Altavilloise as cellar manager.
Gold medal at the International
Wine Challenge in London
One bottle of champagne made by our brand was opened every 22 seconds in the world.
91/100 from the US Wine Spectator and best tasting score from CAPITAL magazine.
Our offices were extended and a showroom was built in Dizy.
Our Dizy La Pâture storeroom (1600m2 over 2 levels)
was extended and we built a new vat room
to store our reserve wine.
The 2007/2008 Cuvée 5 blend (just 4000 bottles) launched in October 2015 (Arbane, Petit Meslier, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Meunier).
Gold medal at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles for Brut Tradition
Gold medal at the Chardonnay du Monde 2015 for Brut Blanc de Blancs
Anastasia joined the winery sales and customer accounts team.
Gold medal at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles.
Geoffrey joined the company as vineyard manager working together with his cousin Alexandre
Our dearly missed Catherine Gobillard died the year she would have been 60
starting at our tasting cellar
opposite Dom Pérignon’s abbey.
Our tasting cellar with abbey views was extended with an additional room that saw us double our visitor area in size.
Two gold medals at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
92/100 Gilbert et Gaillard Guide
93/100 Decanter Magazine
Tasting cellar manager, Marie France Gobillard, retired.
Gobillard vineyard manager, Philippe Gobillard, retired.
Gold medal at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
91/100, 90/100, 91/100 Gilbert et Gaillard Guide (Cuvée Prestige 2011, Brut Rosé, Blanc de Noirs)
Gobillard vineyard manager, Jean François Gobillard, retired
Silver medal at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
Silver medal at Chardonnay du Monde
Silver medal at Vinalies Internationales Paris
Silver medal at the International Wine Challenge London
The 2020 harvest was the earliest in the history of Champagne. The harvest began at JM Gobillard et fils on August 21st in a year that will be remembered for a global event on an unprecedented scale. The interprofessional organisation restricted the yield to 8000kg/hectare.
The limit was deemed too restrictive and inappropriate for champagne sales in the event of a sharp uptick in consumption.
Gold medal at Chardonnay du Monde
PUR MEUNIER Éloge du terroir – Extra Brut (100% meunier) launched at the end of 2021.
Sales unexpectedly bounced back to astonishing levels that suggested
difficulties and lack of stock in the future.
New Blanc de Noirs branding. The JM Gobillard Blanc de Noirs was given a makeover with new branding.
It is now called Pur Pinot Noir. Photo of the outstandingly ripe 2022 harvest in perfect health which we will use to make a fantastic vintage in the future.
A terrace was built at the Gobillard tasting cellar. It opened on 27/05/2023 and gave us an extra 100m2 to welcome visitors in good weather.
Gold medal at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles for our Cuvée Prestige 2016, in the world’s top 10 sparkling wines.