Les Grandes Crayères - Blanc de Blancs Millésime 2018 - This wine put in advance the particular and complex Terroir of Les Coteaux Sud d’ Epernay : a few plots have soft soils and the Campanian Chalk is present at 20 cm.
In 2014, we decided to vinify separately and create a new single vineyard cuvee to present these Chardonnay with finesse and relief. Pratiques culturales : vines growing with the respect of nature. Influenced by ecoligical methods.
Assemblage : 100% Chardonnay. Selection massale and blend of new and old rootstocks. Ouest exposition.
Vinification : Picked up by hand when fully ripen, traditional press. Alcoholic fermentation in barrels. Malolactic fermentation not made. Ageing on fine lees.
Dosage : Disgorgment by hand. 3 to 4 Gr /l.
Past Tasting notes "the most impressive wine in this range. Bright and finely sculpted, the 2016 possess dazzling energy to match its mid-weight personality. I very much admire the wine's drive and precision." Antonio Galloni 96/100