Blend : Blanc Vrai (Pinot Blanc) blended for half with Chardonnay.
Vinification : Harvesting: Exclusively manual and progressive depending on the maturity of the grapes. Sorting in the vineyard. The grapes are brought to the winery immediately, in perforated boxes.
Grape varieties: Blanc Vrai (Pinot Blanc) short prunings in cordon de Royat blended for half with Chardonnay prunings in Chablis, yield 20% lower than the Champagne average.
Vinification: Slow pneumatic pressing, elimination of pruning, static settling, light sulphiting, addition of basic yeast, natural malolactic fermentation, light filtration after cold stabilisation.
Ageing: 36 months minimum on lees, disgorgement with low dosage of 5 g/L to preserve the purity of the wine.
Ageing potential : Pour this wine within 3 years to enjoy its youthful qualities or wait up to 10 years for a more complex experience.
Dosage : Extra-Brut 5 g/litre
Characteristics : Terroir : Various limestones and marls from the Kimmeridgian Jurassic, cool and sunny semi-continental climate of the South of Champagne, average altitude 250 m.
Cultivation: Precision viticulture with HVE label since 2015, organic practices: broad-spectrum protection, no weedkillers, soil tilling using horses, partial grassing, organic composts, reduced treatment frequency, no insecticides.
Environment : Development of biodiversity by planting orchards, truffle oaks, melliferous fallows, late mowing of grassy areas (pollination), restoration of local heritage structures (cadoles).