The Champagne House was founded in 1843 by Edmond Besserat in Aÿ. By marriage of the founder grandson Edmond Besserat with the aristocratic Yvonne de Méric de Bellefon, the company was given its present name in 1927. In 1991, a merger with the founded by Gaston Burtin 1933 company Marne et Champagne. Today, the house is run by its heiress Marie-Laurence Mora as president. In the "Cuvée des Moines" line, finely pearled, creamy champagnes with a lower intensity are used carbon dioxide pressure
(Crémant) produced. Of these, there are the variants Brut, Brut Rosé and Blanc de Blancs. These are bottled in the 18th century bottle shape (bulbous body and slender neck). Under the "Grande Tradition" line, the variants Brut, Demi-Sec and Millésime are created in classic champagne style. Every year, about 2.2 million bottles champagne
produced. Tastings and events are held in the company's own "Hôtel Besserat de Bellefon" in Epernay.