You'll find Champagne Moussé Fils in the heart of the Marne River valley in the village of Cuisles where, since 1923, perfecting the art of growing Meunier and bringing it to the peak of its potential has been the guiding principle of everything we do.


Our vineyards are spread out across 4 different villages yet all of them are on the same hillside; an unusual characteristic that is reflected in all of our champagnes.


Our family has been making champagne for 4 generations now and we’ve been growing vines from as long ago as 1750 so you can understand why we attach so much importance to looking after the environment. We want to ensure that our champagnes reflect all the character and personality of our vineyards and to achieve that we pay the most scrupulous attention to each stage of the wine making to ensure that everything is done as naturally as possible.

First Champagne bottled
1923First Champagne bottled

From father to son the Moussé family has lived in the Marne River valley since 1650. We came to Cuisles in 1880, cultivated vines and sold the grapes to the large champagne houses.

This was the life that Eugène Moussé was born into in 1896. In the 1920s, exasperated by the ever- fluctuating grape prices and fed up with being dependant on the whims of the buyers, Eugène, along with one other vine grower in the district, made the decision to start making his own champagne

Eugène’s first champagne was bottled in 1923 and sold in 1926.

Eugène’s wife Suzanne carries on
1943Eugène’s wife Suzanne carries on

Things went well until the war started in 1939. Tragically Eugène died in 1945 in the concentration camp at Neuengamme and if that were not bad enough, all his work over the preceding years was thrown into danger.

Eugène’s wife Suzanne carried on bravely until their son Edmond, who had been in the same concentration camp, came home and had recovered.

Edmond comes back from Neuemgam concentration camp
1947Edmond comes back from Neuemgam concentration camp

From then on the fortunes of Champagne Moussé took on a new lease of life. Edmond was a remarkable wine connoisseur and he not only preserved the family traditions but also took the champagne to new levels of quality. Sadly, illness and his death in 1990 meant that he never really had the chance to expand the company with his son Jean-Marc who had joined the family business.

First crop for Jean-Marc
1976First crop for Jean-Marc

One thing has remained constant throughout the years: our commitment to make champagnes that truly reflect the terroir from which they come and to do that we use the latest techniques in the vineyards and in the winery.

Cédric joins Jean-Marc on the domain
2003Cédric joins Jean-Marc on the domain

The start of the 21st century marked the arrival of 4th generation when Cédric joined his father. The company continues to grow and meet new challenges as they arise, with the watch word being to keep the unique character of our champagnes whilst taking good care of our environment: two worthy projects for future generations.

« We do not inherit the earth from our parents,
we borrow it from our children ». - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Or d'Eugène

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Or d'Eugène

Originally created, 94 years ago, by Eugène Moussé, the founder of the estate, this champagne has become the real emblem of our terroir.
At first called Carte d’Or, then Or Tradition in the late of the 1990’s, we have decided to pay tribute to Eugène by renaming this champagne L’Or d’Eugène.

Features

Blanc de Noirs.
The blend is 80% Meunier and 20% Pinot Noir.
To elaborate this cuvée we use the Solera method, with wines from 2003 to 2013. We add 50% of the new harvest every year, to refresh the reserve wines.
Dosage : 8 g/l
Soil :Clay 0/20cm, clay and sand 20/60cm, illite 60/80cm (green clay), Marne clay + 80cm (dry limestone powder).
Our valley is perpendicular to the vallée de la Marne, recognized for its lands veined with green clay.

Ageing

Cuvée Or d'Eugène is aged 24 months in our cellars

Description

A sustained stream of tiny bubbles immediately appeals the eyes.
Or d'Eugène is full of fruit on the nose, generous on the palate and long on the finish: a champagne which delivers quality from start to finish.

Food Matching

L’Or d’Eugène is an excellent match to a variety of dishes and can be enjoyed throughout a meal.
Its power, fruitness and freshness make it the ideal companion for those special festive occasions.

Terroir

The grapes for this champagne come from 4 villages: Cuisles, Jonquery, Olisy and Châtillon sur Marne.

District

In the heart of the Marne River valley

Wine Rating

International Wine Cellar (Stephen Tanzer), 91/100

Extra Or d'Eugène

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Extra Or d'Eugène

This champagne is a late disgorgement of cuvée L’Or d’Eugène, with a low dosage.

Features

Blanc de Noirs.
The blend is 80% Pinot Meunier and 20% Pinot Noir.
To elaborate this cuvée we use the Solera method, with wines from 2003 to 2011. We add 50% of the new harvest every year, to refresh the reserve wines.
Dosage : 1 g/l
Soil : Clay 0/20cm, clay and sand 20/60cm, illite 60/80cm (green clay), Marne clay + 80cm (dry limestone powder).
Our valley is perpendicular to the vallée de la Marne,
recognized for its lands veined with green clay.

Ageing

Cuvée Extra Or d’Eugène is aged 48 months in our cellars.

Description

A sustained stream of tiny bubbles immediately appeals the eyes. It reveals a beautiful freshness and puritiy, due to a low dosage.
Extra Or d’Eugène is full of fruit on the nose, generous in the mouth and long on the finish: a champagne that delivers quality from start to finish.

Food Matching

L’Extra Or d’Eugène is perfect for the aperitif, with its power and freshness.

Terroir

The grapes for this champagne come from 4 villages: Cuisles, Jonquery, Olizy and Châtillon sur Marne.

District

In the heart of the Marne River valley

Effusion

Effusion

Effusion

Our lovely rosé champagne is rather unusual. In fact it’s made with red wine from one plot of Pinot Meunier grapes and aged in oak cask for 24 months. We add our red wine to our white juices. The name Effusion means blend.

Features

92% Pinot Meunier, 8 % Pinot Noir.
Red wine is ageing in oak cask aged over 8 years.
Dosage : 8 g/l
Soil : Clay 0/20cm, clay and sand 20/60cm, illite 60/80cm (green clay), Marne clay + 80cm (dry limestone powder).
Our valley is perpendicular to the vallée de la Marne, recognized
for his lands veined with green clay.

Ageing

Our Cuvée Effusion spends 22 months ageing in our cellars

Description

A unusually deep pink for a rosé champagne, with an abundance of tiny bubbles.
Being made almost entirely with Pinot Meunier means that our rosé is extraordinarily fresh and fruity . The dominant aromas are of red fruit: wild strawberries and redcurrants, whilst in the mouth the wine is round with lots of length.

Food Matching

This is a wonderful champagne to enjoy as an aperitif and it goes well with red meat and desserts made of red fruit.

Terroir

The grapes for this champagne come from 4 villages: Cuisles, Jonquery, Olizy and Châtillon sur Marne.

District

In the heart of the Marne River valley

Wine Rating

Wine Advocate (Robert Parker), 92/100
International Wine Cellar (Stephan Tanzer), 91/100
Wine Spectator, 92/100

Anecdote

Anecdote

Anecdote

Cuvée Anecdote is an unusual champagne in that it is made in small quantities using grapes from a single plot in Cuisles. In Champagne the title « Les Varosses » is used to define a place where we make a low quality grapes. But 25 years ago, we discovered that this place is compose by a really deep soil. That is why we decided to plant Chardonnay grapes in this plot.

Features

Cuvée Anecdote is a Blanc de Blancs champagne.
100% Chardonnay.
Micro production from a plot that is not normally planted with Chardonnay.
Dosage : Extra- Brut, 5 g/l.
Soil : Clay 0/20cm, clay and sand 140/160cm, illite 20/30cm (green clay), Marne clay +80cm (dry limestone powder).
Our valley is perpendicular to the vallée de la Marne, recognized for
Its lands veined with green clay.

Ageing

Cuvée Anecdote is aged for 36 months in our cellars.

Description

Crystal clear and bursting with floral aromas, this champagne is a veritable hymn to Springtime.
On the palate there’s a wonderful freshness that highlights the aromas so expressive of the terroir of Cuisles, followed by a long finish which is a sheer delight to the taste buds.

Food Matching

Superb as an aperitif, with grilled fish or desserts made with yellow fruit...

Terroir

The grapes for Cuvée Anectode come from the village of Cuisles

District

In the heart of the Marne River valley

Plot

"Les Varosses"

Wine Rating

Wine Advocate (Robert Parker),91/100
International Wine Cellar (Stephan Tanzer), 91/100
Wine Spectator, 91/100

Les vignes de mon village

Les vignes de mon village

Les vignes de mon village

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Terre d'illite 2012

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Terre d'illite 2012

Champagne from one especially good year that highlights the character of that particular harvest.

Features

During the vintage 2011 we have had a spring and a summer warm and dry. The harvest 2011 was the earlier in the history of the estate. It began August 26th.
The blend is 5% Pinot Noir and 95% Meunier.
Dosage : Extra - Brut, 5 g/l.
Soil : Clay 0/20cm, clay and sand 20/60cm, illite 60/80cm (green clay), Marne clay + 80cm (dry limestone powder).
Our valley is perpendicular to the vallée de la Marne, recognized for its lands veined with green clay.

Ageing

50 months ageing in our cellars

Description

Fine bubbles, a persistent mousse and aromas of distilled plums and mirabelles are the hallmarks of this champagne. Very round in the mouth with suggestions of buttered brioche and the distinct notes of aged champagne, all brought to a conclusion in a long, sustained finish. A champagne at the peak of its maturity.

Food Matching

A champagne to savour in good company just for the pleasure of it.

Terroir

Cuisles

District

In the heart of the Marne River valley

Previous Vintages

1999 (The first year we declared a vintage) 2000, 2002,
2004, 2007,2008, 2009, 2010…As for what’s in store,
we have 2012 and 2013.

Wine Rating

International Wine Cellar ( Stephan Tanzer ) 91/100 (Cuvée 2007)
Wine spectator, 91/100 (Cuvée 2007)
Vinous Media, 90/100 (Cuvée 2008)

Spécial Club 2012

Spécial Club 2012

Spécial Club 2012

6 bottles maximum



Since 2005 we have had the privilege of belonging to the Club Trésors de Champagne whose rules are extremely strict. In fact the criteria to be accepted as a ‘Club champagne‘ are far more demanding than for anything else on the market.
In keeping with these demands our Cuvée Special Club is a champagne of outstanding quality, a testament to our wine making skill and to the excellence that the Champagne region can produce. It is also the first 100 % Meunier champagne to be admitted into the club. A real guarantee of quality for your taste buds.

Features

Special Club comes from one village, from one plot and from one grape variety.
This is a Blanc de Noirs champagne.
100% Meunier from the 2012 harvest.
Only the very best grapes are used to make Cuvée Spécial Club.
Dosage : Extra - Brut, 4 g/l
Soil : Clay 0/20cm, clay and sand 20/60cm, illite 60/80cm (green clay), Marne clay + 80cm (dry limestone powder).
Our valley is perpendicular to the vallée de la Marne, recognized for its lands veined with green clay.

Ageing

Cuvée Spécial Club spends 36 months ageing in our cellars

Description

2012 was a year with a fresh and wet spring, followed by a dry and warm summer. Streams of persistent, tiny bubbles make this champagne very pleasing on the eye.
The nose reveals the typical Meunier aromas of white peaches and a remarkable finesse, whilst the palate is full and round with wonderful length. A champagne not to be missed !

Food Matching

Best appreciated with a small group of friends on very special occasions.

Terroir

Cuisles

District

In the heart of the Marne River valley

Plot

"Les Fortes Terres"

Previous Vintages

2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011.

Special Club Rules

All 25 members of the Club use the same shaped bottle but the champagne is their own.
To qualify for the Special Club the champagne must be a vintage from a very good year. The still wines from the harvest are submitted to a jury of 5 people, including 3 oenologists, for a blind tasting. Before being allowed to proceed to blending and bottling, the wines must be awarded a score of at least 15 out of 25 and must also have the approval of 4 out of the 5 jury members.
Then 3 years later, when the champagne has been made, it has to be tasted and tested again by the same jury using the same selection criteria. Any champagne that doesn’t pass this second hurdle cannot be sold as a Special Club champagne and must be used for other labels.

Wine Rating

Wine Advocate (Robert Parker), 91/100
International Wine Cellar (Stephan Tanzer), 92/100
Wine Spectator, 93/100

Diffusion Des Racines et des Ailes

02/09/15

Find your house of Champagne in the broadcast Des Racines et des Ailes on Wednesday, September 23rd at 8:45 pm on France 3. Special one Champagne-Ardennes or you find the various stages of elaboration of the champagne with the Champagne House, Champagne Moussé Fils

Saison 2014

25/02/15

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Merry Holidays

29/12/14

All the team of Champagne Moussé Fils wish you merry holidays!!!

Champagne Moussé Fils to Singapour

02/10/14

Your Champagne in Singapour for christmas and new Year holidays with: AA FRENCH WINE PTE LT
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"Des Racines et des Ailes" in Cuisles

19/09/14

Upcoming issue of "Des Racines et des Ailes" (a television show) about the Champagne Mousse Fils

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13/09/14

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New labelling

13/09/14

More information on the Champagne Mousse Fils is now available on bottles.

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11/09/14

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Deeply Meunier

What are the origins of Meunier?

It’s a more rustic variation of its genetic parent Pinot Noir and was called Meunier, without the word Pinot, so as to avoid confusion between the two.

Where does the name Meunier come from?

According to reference books about grape vines it seems that the name comes from the characteristic, soft, white coating on the leaves that makes them look as though they’ve been covered in flour, hence the name Meunier which means Miller in English.

These days Meunier has a good reputation, but that hasn’t always been the case. Why is that?

Meunier was often disparaged when used on its own and for years it was shunned by the big champagne houses. It was only Henri Krug who sang its praises. In the 1970s there was even a premium paid for what were called ‘Noble Grapes’ but it applied only to Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Fortunately, for the past few years, Meunier has been regaining its reputation and today it’s considered to be the perfect varietal for blending. You only have to look at the great Meunier champagnes of René Collard to see the truth of this.

Why is Meunier the preferred varietal at Champagne Moussé Fils ?

Our family has been growing Meunier for 12 generations and every generation has believed in its vast potential. I wanted to give Meunier the respect it deserves and to show lovers of fine champagne that Meunier can produce wines of the utmost finesse. Our motto “Deeply Meunier” is the perfect illustration of that ambition and the perfect reflection of our wines: fine, elegant, and fruity.

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