Stay in a top class Hotel on the hillside above Epernay (51 Marne, Grand Est), its rooms and restaurant enjoy superb views over the Champillon vineyards – rich with history and a well-stocked wine cellar at the Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa owned by the people behind Champagne Leclerc-Briant.
In the heart of a vineyard, this former, recently refurbished coach house – Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa was one of Napoleon’s favourite stopovers is the perfect base from which to explore the glorious Champagne maisons. No need to travel the region, all you need to do is visit the wine cellar here which boasts no fewer than 220 exceptional brut and rosé vintages and crus. The best place to taste them is on the terrace overlooking the vines which extend as far as the eye can see. The Hotel’s sommelier can also arrange visits to other private Champagne Houses! Intoxicating luxury plus Champagne plus a Spa!
Overlooking the vineyards that stripe the hills of France’s Champagne region, the newly-renovated Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa reimagines the wine-country retreat. Spread across a Modernist wing and a 19th-century Post House, the 49-room hotel embraces the lush bounty of the wineries and the UNESCO World Heritage Site that surround it, while bringing to the region its first world-class destination spa and a chef-led gastronomic restaurant, where daily menus are crafted with sparkling wine in mind. Come for the bubbles, stay for the journey! The restaurant is run by 2* Michelin chef Jean-Denis Rieubland who was previously at the Hotel Negresco in Nice,
is considered the king of sparkling wines which offer a range of styles from dry to medium (demi-sec), white and rosé. Most is sold as non-vintage but for a real treat go for a Vintage Champagne!
The Champagne House of Leclerc-Briant produces a wide range of Champagnes, and feature organic and bio-dynamic wines in their portfolio of 3 ranges of Champagne – the ‘Classic’ range, a blend which easily and naturally reveals the personality of the fruit without any interference and with only a very small proportion of reserve wine added. The ‘Single Vineyard’ and ‘Specialty’ ranges are champagnes designed to express the quintessential nature of the terroirs they come from.
One of their Non-Vintage (NV) Champagnes (Blanc de Meuniers Premier Cru Brut Zéro) scored 91/100 in a tasting of the top 40 NV Champagnes in Decanter Magazine (Dec 2019)
Part of the Relais & Chateaux group of Hotels
Champagne Leclerc-Briant also owns the B&B Le 25Bis on the prestigious Avenue de Champagne in the heart of Epernay 5km / 3 miles away.
For more information and to check availability at this Champagne hotel see Royal Champagne Hotel and Spa
You can book this hotel in your local currency (e.g. GBP£ or USD$ and others)
High Speed Train TGV via Reims (15 miles /24 Km) with Rail Europe
nearest airport: Paris CDG (93m/150km)