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.
Bouquet : toasty notes, brioche, quince jam, grapefruit, citrus
Palate : Deep, sharp, lively, due to a zero dosage. Mouth-watering finish with a streamlined chardonnay from the deep and north-facing soil.