For several centuries, Sillery was associated with the most sought after Champagne’s still white wine in the world. Champagne François Secondé is located in Sillery,
ranked 100% in the vintage classification. The cultivated land is 5ha50. Champagne François Secondé is an independent wine maker (Vigneron indépendant)
and the only harvester-maker (récoltant manipulant) and Champagne producer of pure Sillery Champagne
Our history :
Aged 14, François Secondé left school and started to work as an apprentice before becoming a vineyard worker. He started by leasing a vineyard and
bought his first one in 1972. In 1976, he increased his lease to 3 hectares and, with the help of his wife Anne-Marie, started producing his own
Champagne. Today, Champagne François Secondé vineyard of 2/3 Pinots noirs and 1/3 chardonnay is 5ha50 and located in Sillery, Mailly-Champagne,
Puilsieux et Verzenay. The vine is 37 years of age on average and is farmed in a sustainable way with respect to Nature and Men.