- Appellation: Champagne
- Region: Champagne
- Country: France
- Colour: White
- Style: Sparkling
- Grape Varieties: Chardonnay
- Soil type: Chalk
- Vessel type: Wood - Old oak, Other
Notes on additives, aids & processing used:
- Total Sulphites: 45 mg/L
- This wine is fermented spontaneously.
- Other Information:This champagne is born from Chardonnay harvested at full maturity in Le Mesnil sur Oger, Grand Cru in the Côte des Blancs, vinified with indigenous yeasts. It is a blend of wines from the harvests 2011 (69%) and 2010 (31%). It has aged in our chalky cellars since being bottled in April 2012. « Ce Champagne est le chant singulier d’un Terroir unique aux profondes harmoniques, une note tenue, tendue, le La de mon apprentissage de vigneron chaque jour remis à l’ouvrage. »
Winemaker since 1982, Pascal Doquet led the family house from 1995 to 2003, with a complete return to working the soils without herbicides since 2001. He became independent in 2004 and launched his own range.
The vineyards are for 60% situated in the Côte des Blancs, and for 40% in the Côtes du Perthois.
The Terroirs are vinified separately, offering no less than three non-vintage Blanc de Blancs cuvees, and a “Pure Côte des Blancs” Rosé integrating Pinot Noir from Vertus and Bergères lès Vertus.
The Vintage range shows off each village separately : Vertus and Le Mont Aimé as Premiers Crus, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger as Grand Cru.
The winemaking is as natural as possible, using indigenous yeasts, and since 2016, the second fermentation uses a specific yeast selected in one of the best vine of the domaine. The aging in wood concerns about a third of the wines.
Grape varieties: 95% Chardonnay and 5% Pinot Noir
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