Rosé de Craie 1er Cru Brut (base 2018) NV
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Appellation Champagne (Côte des Blancs, Grande Vallée de la Marne)
Wine Type Sparkling - Rosé
Varietals 90 % Chardonnay (Bisseuil and Avize) and 10% Pinot Noir (Vertus).
Farming Organic practicing.
Vineyard Chardonnay from the terroirs of Bisseuil and Avize. Pinot Noir is from Vertus. Vines average 30 years of age. Exposure is south, south-east.
Soil Limestone and chalk.
Viticulture Vineyards are worked organically and plowed by tractor and horse. Vines are planted at a density of 7,575 vines/hectare.
Vinification Direct press of the entire harvest with separation of the juice. Wine aged on the lees in a combination of stainless steel tank and used barrique (20%) before bottling. The base wine is 2018, along with 30% reserve wine from a perpetual blending which began in 2011. Malolactic fermentation completes naturally.
Aging Aged for 24 months sur lattes. Disgorged with 4g/ liter dosage.
Production 1,300 bottles.
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