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Hautvillers Travel guide
Hautvillers : Michelin's recommendations
Proud of being one of the “three fine winegrowing slopes of Ay, Hautvillers and Avenay”, Hautvillers retains its old houses with gateways in the shape of “basket handles” decorated with wrought-iron signs. The old abbey church preserves the pious memory of Dom Pérignon (1638-1715), the first to blend different wines to produce “vintages”: in recognition of this, the Moët et Chandon champagne house has named its special vintage after him.
Tourist attractions Hautvillers : Things to see and do
1 pl. Henri-Martin F - 51160 Hautvillers
Founded in 660 by a nephew of King Dagobert, today this abbey belongs to the Moët et Chandon company, and you will therefore not be surprised to learn that the famous Dom Perignon is buried at the entrance to the chancel. In the monks' chancel (17C..