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The trading and champagne house based in Aÿ in the Champagne region was founded in 1584 by winemaker Pierre Gosset. At that time, he mainly produced still wines. Two areas were competing for the favour of the royal table at the time, namely Aÿ and Beaune in Burgundy, much further south. Eventually, Gosset gained the privilege of serving wines at the table of the French King Henry IV (1553-1610). When the triumph of champagne began in the 18th century, it was also produced by the Gosset family from then on. The company remained in the family for 14 generations and celebrated its 425th anniversary in 2009. In 1994, Gosset was taken over by Cointreau, also the owner of the Frapin cognac domain, among others. The family-owned company is managed by Jean Pierre Cointreau.

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