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Paolo Basso et Olivier Fagot Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne Michel Fagot

At Michel Fagot, Champagne is a long family tradition. The domain of  Rilly La Montagne was founded by the great-grandfather of Olivier Fagot, the current master of the place. From 1890, 2 generations succeeded to dig the chalk vaulted cellar, long of several hundred meters and located in the second floor basement. Olivier took over the farm in 1990. Passed by his father Michel. He represents the fifth generation and wants to anchor its wines in modern times without denying his traditions, like the beautiful 1950 J. Dollat traditional wine press that stands at the entrance of the cellar. He... Read more

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