The deep soil of Montagne de Reims allows the Chardonnay to express its freshness and minerality. A prolonged ageing on lees brings out the brioche and fruity notes, typical of this grape variety.
Base : Harvest 2015
Bottling : 20th April 2016
Disgorgement : 2020-2021 (cf. back label)
Assemblage : 100% chardonnay
Ageing on wood : 8% of the wine aged in oak barrels from Domaine Jacques Prieur
Terroir : Verzenay, Grand Cru
Soil : Clay-limestone
Plots : Sous-pisse Renards, Les Rochelles
Average age of the vines : 50 years
Dosage : 0 g/l, Brut Nature
Production : 5,000 bottles
Ageing on the lees for a period two times superior to appellation requirements.
Nose of a great purity with notes of brioche, spices and white flowers. The attack is sharp and frank with very elegant bubbles. Great freshness is expressed through an incredible minerality.
Montagne de Reims terroir gives its Chardonnays a unique character marked with citrus and toasty notes.