Champagne, also called champagne, is a French sparkling wine with a protected designation of origin whose regulations required several centuries of gestation. Its name comes from the Champagne region of north eastern France. The geographical demarcation, grape varieties, yields and overall production of champagne are the main characteristics of the appellation.
Drawn mainly from three grapes: Pinot Noir, Pinot-Meunier and Chardonnay. Champagne vineyard produces mostly sparkling white wines.