Not all bottles carry “Grand Cru” or “Premier Cru” mention.
For “Grand Cru”, 100% of the grapes used for the cuvee have to be from plots classified “Grand Cru”.
“Premier Cru” can be indicated when 100% of the grapes included in the blend comes from plots classified “Premier Cru”, or if it is a cuvee of grapes from plots “Grand Cru” and “Premier Cru”.
In all other cases, nothing is mentioned.
Keep in mind, champagne has 319 “Crus” --- 17 classified “Grand Cru”, 42 “Premier Cru” and 260 without distinction.
According to Robert Parker, Marie Noelle Henriet-Rainon’s village, Villers-Marmery (just south of Verzenay and Verzy), is known as the sole Montagne de Reims outpost to be dominated by Chardonnay. According to Wine Spectator, Sélection de parcelles has hints of pastry dough and crushed hazelnut enrich the lively flavors of white cherry, plum tart, smoke and preserved lemon in this finely balanced and creamy Champagne. Chalky finish.