Méthode Traditionnelle Les Evêques Leucquois Brut NV

Domaine Lelièvre Vintage NV Bottle Sizes 750ml Country France Region Lorraine Appellation Côtes de Toul Wine Type Sparkling Varietals Gamay Farming Organic (in conversion) Vineyard Gamay is grown on the south/ south-east facing slopes, protected from the prevailing west winds. The climate is semi-continental. Vines are at an altitude of 170 to 280 meters. Soil Very well drained clay and limestone soils from Jurassic age. Viticulture Organic conversion officially began in 2018. Vincent Lelièvre has been working towards organic certification for 10 years. Vines are trained Guyot simple and are planted at a density of 5,500 plants/ hectare. Vinification 1st press juice only, hand harvested and crushed gently. Fermented using native yeast. Alcoholic fermentation occurs in Inox tanks. Aging Aged for 12 months sur lattes. Bottled 7g/ liter dosage. Production 2,500 cases produced. Notes Les Evêques translates to the Bishops Back to Current Releases