Charles Heidsieck Champagne
Although the Champagne House Charles Heidsieck is the youngest house of the Heidsieck dynasty, it is in no way inferior to the others. Like a fine champagne itself, the house is surrounded by an aura of exclusivity and tradition and has always stood out in the champagne world with its special range of excellent champagnes.
Charles Heidsieck was the son of Charles-Henri Heidsieck Charles-Henri Heidsieck in turn was one of the three nephews of the founder of the original Heidsieck & Co, Florens-Louis Heidsieck.
In 1818 Charles-Henri Heidsieck married a lady named Emelie Henriot. But only six years later, in 1824, Charles-Henri Heidsieck died completely unexpectedly. Only four years later, the founder Florens-Louis Heidsieck also died.
The two remaining nephews then founded their own companies, which are now world-famous as Heidsieck Monopolies and Piper-Heidsieck. The then young Charles Heidsieck entered the service of Piper-Heidsieck in 1845. Like his father, Charles Heidsieck also married a lady from Henriot, Amélie Henriot, around 1851. Immediately afterwards he left the house Piper-Heidsieck and founded 1851 together with his new brother-in-law Ernest Henriot a champagne house named Charles Heidsieck.
In 1822, Charles-Camille Heidsieck was born. Happy event, 37 years after the foundation of the Maison de Champagne Heidsieck et Cie by his great uncle.
Little Charles grew up in the heart of the vines, in the love of his mother, Emilie Henriot, and his sisters. With respect for the Rémoise tradition and Prussian rigour.
Educated, he is distinguished by his integrity and elegance.
At the age of 29, Charles provokes fate and founds a house that he wants in his image. His boldness, his adventures and the fame of his wines will make him a legend of his time. Charles Heidsieck Champagne.
His identity choices have made Charles Heidsieck Champagne unique and recognizable among all, in other words: typically Charles.