Millésime d'Or 1980 75cl
This collection and its history are dedicated to connoisseurs, lovers of great wines and beautiful emotions, and both to aesthetes, to explorers of style, those who created legends and good taste, in the world of beautiful things that enchant life.
The Millésimes d’Or collection tells the story of a century of champagne. The Pommery and Heidsieck & C° Monopole champagnes make up the largest part from the collection.
In 1980, the average yield per hectare shows a low average of 5289 KG/HA.
Flowering occurs in disastrous climatic conditions which unbalance the supply of the vine. It is even slower and more spread out than that of 1978. The rain and above all the persistent low temperatures until July 14 caused a very significant and generalized coulure.
The 1980 harvest only begins on October 9. The harvest volume is low, starlings cause losses. Despite this, the little harvested is healthy and easily pressurizes.
March 6, 1980
A woman at the French Academy
On March 6, 1980, Marguerite Yourcenar was elected to the French Academy and thus became the first woman to obtain a chair in this mythical institution, founded in 1635 under Louis XIII, by Cardinal Richelieu.
Saint-Malo inaugurates the Minitel
In July 1980, the first 55 Minitels were deployed in Saint-Malo. The ancestor of the internet and social networks.
December 17, 1980
Release on December 17, 1980 of the French film La Boum. A cult film directed by Claude Pinoteau.
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