Brut 'Sainte Anne' - Chartogne-Taillet - NV

£44.00Price
  • Origin

    Champagne / France

  • Style

    Sparkling

  • Grape Variety

    Chardonnay / Pinot Noir / Pinot Meunier

  • Production

    Organic / Biodynamic practices

  • ABV

    12.5 %

  • Winemaking

    Hand Harvested grapes from vines in Melfy

     

    Pneumatic pressed and fermented with natural indigenous yeasts

     

    Vinification in stainless steel at 17C-18C for 10-14 days

     

    Chardonnay undergoes malo-lactic fermentation

     

     Elevage on fine lees for 7 to 10 months. Racked from 1 to 4 times. 20% reserve wine is used (from 2 older vintages  the reserve wine is kept in stainless steel cuves). From 2006 onwards

     

    Wine is neither fined nor filtered

     

    22g of sugar used for the secondary fermentation and lasts 2 years sur latte

     

    Kept in cellars for further 4 months post desgorging

  • Tasting Notes

    This is a lovely, delicate style of Champagne - a great aperitif while still being full-flavoured with very pure citrus fruits, a hint of quince, brioche and a saline, mineral flavour.