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Laherte-Frères

'Les Empreintes' Champagne Extra Brut 2015

$125.00

'Les Empreintes' Champagne Extra Brut 2015

Laherte-Frères

'Les Empreintes' Champagne Extra Brut 2015

$125.00

2 parcels coming from our Village, Chavot. Here, we would like to present the Quintessence each year in this specific Terroir…

Cultural practices : vines growing with the respect of nature. Influenced by ecoligical methods.

Assemblage :

• 50% Chardonnay (1/3 of Chardonnay muscaté). Les Chemins d’Epernay. Clay soils with a little silt stratum in surface. Chalky subsoil. Plots planted in 1957.

• 50% Pinot Noir. Les Rouges Maisons. Soil fairly deep with an important presence of clay, flints and schists. Chalky subsoils. Plots planted in 1983.

Vinification :

• Picked up by hand when fully ripen, traditional press.

• Alcoholic fermentation in barrels.

• Malolactic fermentation not made.

• Ageing on fine lees. Dosage : disgorgment by hand. 3,5 Gr /l.

Tasting notes : - Jancis Robinson : Very focused indeed. presumably because there is no malo and the Pinot is grown on limestone. Very marked acidity and crystalline structure. Super fresh and racy – a sort of Saar style of champagne! 

- Laherte Champagne