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Bottle Champagne Vieilles Vignes

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Blanc de Blancs

Bottle Champagne Vieilles Vignes

Vieilles Vignes is a "blanc de blancs" organic champagne. It is made entirely from Chardonnay grapes which give it finesse and freshness. It is available in Extra-Brut and Brut Nature versions.

Wine: Vieilles Vignes
Appellation : Champagne Extra-Brut or Brut Nature
Terroir: Plot called "Le Murtet" - Sandy limestone terroir on the Massif de Saint-Thierry
Composition : 100% Chardonnay, blanc de blancs
Dosage: Extra-Brut :  3 to 5 g/L
Brut Nature : 0 g/L
AB logo Organic
Certification: Bio ECOCERT << FR BIO-01 >> (Organic)
Bottle size: 75 cl bottle

Vinification
Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Vinification on fine lees in small barrels and large casks with batonnage (beating in). Malo-lactic fermentation takes place. Wine aging in oak barrels. Unfined. Bottled on “Fruit days”.

Tasting notes
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.

Suggestions
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.

Press comments
Robert Parker:   92 pts (extra-brut)
R.V.F. green Guide 2018 : 16 /20 (extra-brut) - Editor's choice
Bettane & Desseauve 2018 :   16 /20 (extra-brut)
Gerhard Eichelmann:   * * * * (brut nature)
Guia Melendo del Champagne:   93 pts (extra-brut)
Guide Hachette 2015:   2-star (extra-brut)
Migliori 99 guide 201819.3 /20 (extra-brut)

 

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