Les Vaudayants Rosé Bouzy Grand Cru (2015/2016)
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Appellation Champagne (Montagne de Reims)
Wine Type Pinot Noir
Varietals Pinot Noir
Farming Organic practicing
Vineyard From a 0.4405 hectare parcel in Lieu-dit Les Vaudayants in Bouzy Grand Cru planted by sélection massale in 1975. Vines are exposed south, south-east.
Soil 70 cm of clay on limestone bedrock.
Viticulture The parcel is farmed organically and Rémy implements bio-dynamic practices. Vines are simple Guyot trained. He along with neighboring friends Antoine Paillard (of our Champagne Pierre Paillard) and Benoît Lahaye make their own organic compost to fertilize their vines.
Vinification Assemblage Blanc 2016 and Rouge 2015. Grapes are picked and a double sorting is employed - one immediately at the vines and one before they are gently pressed. Vinification and élevage occurs "sur lies fines" in 228L barrels. Malolactic fermentation is not rushed or controlled and naturally completes. Tirage occurred in July 2017. Disgorged May 2019.
Aging Aged for 22 months sur lattes. Disgorged May 2019 with 0g/ L of dosage. Unfiltered.
Production 302 bottles produced !
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