Champagne Brut Rosé de Saignée Pur Meunier 2014/ 2015
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Appellation Vallée de la Marne
Wine Type Sparkling - Rosé
Varietals Pinot Meunier
Farming Organic/ Biodynamic practicing - in accordance with the lunar calendar
Vineyard From 26 parcels of vines spread across the villages of Le Breuil and Festigny in the Vallée de la Marne. Majority of vines were planted in 1976 and face south, south-west.
Soil A silty, green clay limestone, characteristic of the Marne valley.
Viticulture Mignon employs six workers, one for each of his hectares. He treats each parcel independently and all vineyard work is done by hand. All farming is guided by the lunar calendar. Yields are kept extremely low and grapes are not picked until full maturity is reached allowing for dosage to be kept as low as possible.
Vinification Two pneumatic presses of 2000 and 4000 kgs. Each plot is vinified separately in stainless steel or enamel tanks. Malolactic fermentation does not occur. Maceration of 20 hours. 90% of fruit is de-stemmed. Aged 30 months sur lattes and disgorged on a favorable date chosen according to the lunar calendar. This date is indicated on the label. Bottled brut with 6 g/l of dosage (cane sugar).
Aging Aged for at least 30 months before disgorged.
Production Very limited.
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