Florens-Louis Heidsieck, a young German man, founded his eponymous Champagne House in 1785. His wines gained immediate recognition and were soon introduced to Queen Marie-Antoinette at Versailles. Today PIPER-HEIDSIECK produces, impeccably, five million bottles of champagne every year that are sold all over the globe, and are recognized for their distinctive gold and red/black label. Its champagnes are renowned for their structured fruity style, with a lot of elegance and finesse.