Ordering luxury Champagne can make you feel sophisticated — or embarrassed, if you don’t speak French. But there is no need to feel discouraged. It’s hard even for wine connoisseurs to pronounce the top Champagne brands. The complexities of the French language leave some t’s and r’s pronounced, and others mysteriously silent.
On top of that, the letter “g” rarely is pronounced the way it is in English. Here is how to pronounce the top Champagne brands correctly. We’ve included video clips of their correct sound to help you avoid wine list embarrassment. How to pronounce perrier jouet.
Is Perrier-Jouët French?
Maison Perrier-Jouët is one of France’s most historic and distinctive champagne houses. Renowned for its elegant floral champagnes produced only in small volumes, Perrier-Jouët has been pursuing its quest for perfection since 1811.
What is the flower on the Perrier-Jouët bottle?
Maison Perrier-Jouët, one of France’s most historic champagne houses, placed the Japanese anemone flower on bottles in the early 1900’s. The iconic design with the delicately swirly white anemones was created by Art Nouveau Pioneer Emile Galle in 1902 for the champagne house’s Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque prestige cuvée.
How do you pronounce Jouët?
Address. Correctly pronounced “Perri-Ay-Jew-et” (the “t” should be pronounced but softly), the Perrier-Jouët Champagne house was founded in 1811 by Pierre-Nicolas and Rose Adélaide Jouët.
Is Perrier Jouet French?
The fortunes of the Maison Perrier-Jouët were always shaped by bold decisions, starting with the choice of the Chardonnay grape to the trademark of the house. At that time, the founders already defined the complex floral style that made this French sparkling wine famous all over the world.
Where is Perrier-Jouët from?
Perrier-Jouët ([pɛʁje ʒuɛt]) is a Champagne producer based in the Épernay region of Champagne. The house was founded in 1811 by Pierre-Nicolas Perrier and Rose Adélaide Jouët, and produces both vintage and non-vintage cuvee, approximately 3,000,000 bottles annually, with its prestige label named Belle Epoque.
How to pronounce perrier jouet, Just because everyone around you is saying “Mo-ay” doesn’t mean it’s correct! The final “t” is actually not silent here; Moet rhymes with jet. Resist the temptation to order a flute of “voov”. The pronunciation is actually a very soft, quick sound that is closer to “vuv” (rhymes with love).
The “t” in Cliquot is silent. Similar to in Pol Roger, the final “r” in Taittinger is silent. The “g” is also pronounced more like a very soft “j” (think like the soft “g” in “massage”).