Farming Practice: Organic, Biodynamic
Certified Organic. 100% Chardonnay. Base vintage 2016, with reserve ’15 and ’14 blended. (65% 2016, barrel-fermented; 35% reserve wine). Native fermentation; completes malolactic. Aged on lees three years and eight months. Dosage 1 g/L. Disgorged March 2022. Taken from the single vineyard Hautes-Mottes, which lies on the far side of the railway on the plain south of Le Mesnil. Hautes-Mottes means ‘high mound’ and refers to the unusual veins of chalk that extend into the plain. Southern exposition. ½ of the vineyard planted 1950s; ½ planted 1980s. Work done in the vineyard taking lunar cycle into account; plant decoction used for vineyard treatments.