Blend : Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Meunier, Blanc Vrai (Pinot Blanc), Buret (Pinot Gris), Arbane et Petit Meslier.
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: Pinot Noir from a massal selection Domaine planted in 1974, Chardonnay, Meunier, Blanc Vrai (Pinot Blanc), Buret (Pinot Gris), Arbane and Petit Meslier planted on the same plot, various prunings in Chablis, cordon de Royat and Guyot simple.
Vinification: Slow pneumatic pressing, elimination of pruning, separate vinification of the grape varieties, static settling, simple yeasting, natural malolactic, slight sulphiting, light filtration after
Ageing: 36 months on lees, disgorgement without dosage to preserve the purity of the wine.
Vintage 2017: 4449 bottles and 50 magnums produced.
Ageing potential : The Alexandre Bonnet La Géande is a great wine that shines from its youth and that champagne lovers will be able to let evolve for about twenty years.
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).