Ambonnay Grand Cru 2017
Bérêche et Fils
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Appellation Champagne (Montagne de Reims)
Wine Type Sparkling
Varietals 100% Pinot Noir
Farming Without the use of pesticides for over 15 years, organic principles
Vineyard From a 0.40 hectare parcel called "Les Tourets" in the Grand Cru village of Ambonnay in the southern part of Montagne de Reims. The vines are 50 years old and are at a 110m altitude on a slight slope.
Soil Clay - chalk
Viticulture "Every action has been adequately thought out. Of course our land is plowed and we also use weed control to limit disease. This vegetation cover avoids herbicides, insecticides and anti- rots. Everything begins with the soil. The fertilization is organic. They feed wildlife which in turn feeds flora and thus the soil is working. As a result the House Bérêche has one of the lowest treatment frequency index in the Champagne region. It is also among the first to be certified High Environmental Quality (level 3)."
Vinification A slow fermentation occurs on the lees in neutral french oak barrels. The second alcoholic fermentation "Prise de mousse" occurs in bottle under natural cork sur-lattes for 54 months. Dosage 3.5g/L.
Aging Aged for 54 months "sur lattes" under natural cork. Disgorged July 2019.
Production 1,992 bottles.
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