Chardonnay from the Massif de St-Thierry, on cancerous soils of the Murtet plot. In organic cultivation controlled by Ecocert since 2004
Wine: Les Vieilles Vignes
Appellation: Champagne Vintage Brut Nature
Terroir: Plot called “Le Murtet” – Sandy Limestone terroir on the Massif de Saint-Thierry
Average age of the vines: 30 years
Composition: 100% Chardonnay, blanc de blancs
Dosage: Brut Nature : 0 g/L
Certification: Bio ECOCERT (Organic)
Bottle size: 75 cl
Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Vinification and aging on fine lees in small barrels and large casks. Malo-lactic fermentation takes place. Batonnage (beating in) on “Fruit days”. Unfined.
Nose of white flowers and citrus. The champagne is supple, fine and round in the mouth, well supported by good freshness and a touch of minerality.
Serve at 10 °C (50°F) as an aperitif, with oysters and other shellfish, fine fish “en papillote”, freshwater fish as well as sushis et sashimis.
Robert Parker 92 pts
Gault & Millau Champagne Guide 2022 16/20
R.V.F green Guide 2018 16/20 Editor’s choice
Bettane & Desseauve 2018 16/20
Gerhard Eichelmann ****
Guia Melando del Champagne 93 pts
Guide Hachette 2015 2-star
Migliori 99 Guide 2018 19.3/20