Paul Clouet Champagne?

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Paul Clouet Champagne?

Post #1  Postby Michael S. Monie » July 7th 2013, 7:01am

I had a bottle of Paul Clouet's Brut Champagne recently and found it to be quite impressive. Having done a search here, I saw quite a few references to Andre Clouet but not so for Paul. Are they related? Can anyone tell me more about Paul Clouet? Thanks.
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Post #2  Postby todd waldmann » July 7th 2013, 7:09am

I have had a couple of bottles of the Paul Clouet Brut as well Michael & apparently liked it as much as you did.

If you look at the website, it states that Marie-Therese Bonnaire-Clouet is attempting to continue the work of her father, Andre Clouet & her grandfather, Paule Clouet. It sure sounds like they must be related, but who knows?
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Paul Clouet Champagne?

Post #3  Postby Mike Hawkins » July 8th 2013, 12:44am

They have links with Bonnaire, as I recall tasting them all at the one house.
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Post #4  Postby scott c » July 8th 2013, 12:36pm

I visited Jean-Francois Clouet, who runs Andre Clouet, in May. I asked him about Paul Clouet and he said that house is run by his aunt.
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Paul Clouet Champagne?

Post #5  Postby Jeff Hellman » July 9th 2013, 5:59am

We import Paul Clouet. It is available at retailers in NY, CT, MA and FL. The wines are made at the Bonnaire facility by the Bonnaire family. Madame Bonnaire inherited the vines, which are in Bouzy, Chouilly and in the Aube. There is a family relationship with Andre Clouet, but he plays no role in the vineyard management or the winemaking. Jean-Etienne Bonnaire is now in charge of the vineyard management and winemaking, although his father remains active.

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