Produced with grapes harvested from selected parcels on the hillside that faces the Grand Cru village of Le Mesnil sur Oger, this wine expresses the character of an unexpectedly outstanding vintage. Started with unfavorable climate during spring and the first half of summer, the trend completely changed during August, bringing the grapes to perfect maturation with warm days and preserving good acidity during fresh nights. The primary fermentation and vinification are carried out in steel barrels at controlled temperatures that vary between 18-20 °C. The malolactic fermentation is prevented, then follows the secondary bottle fermentation phase aging on the lees for no less than 52 months. There is no liqueur d’expédition added, so the dosage remains under 1g/l.
Preservation and Consume
The ideal temperature to preserve our wine for long aging is 13°C /55°F, at 70-80% RH.
Our Millésime is perfect to be consumed immediately, but it can develop further aromas for 15/20 Years
We suggest to serve the wine at 4°C / 40°F and eventually let it warm up in the glass to reach the perfect tasting temperature around 7°- 9°C / 44°- 48°F
A wide tulip with a pointy base should be preferred, to release all the aromas without losing effervescence