NV Éric Taillet "Sur la Grand Marais" Brut Nature, Champagne, France
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ABOUT THIS WINE
Official name of the Lieu-Dit. “On the great marsh” is a unique location where there was a marsh more than a century ago.
Vertical traditional wooden press, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, temperature 65°F for 7 days. The blend comprises of earlier vintages resting in stainless steel tank on the lees and the 2015 vintage fermented and aged in 600-liter barrel. No malolactic.
Aged on total and static lees (no batonnage). The final vintage blend is aged with cork on the lees on laths for 24 months, then upright, on the tips for 30 additional months until May 2022. No dosage.
In Baslieux Sous Chatillon, a .76 hectare vineyard surrounded by a beech tree hedge of 600 trees. The soil is unique, it was a marsh in the past, highlighted by more sand with classic marls, clay, and limestone. VINE: Planted in 1986. Co-planted with 10% Chardonnay and 90% Meunier. This trellising is braided as an experiment with the aim of no longer trimming the vines, thus reducing the stress on the plant. Pruning is Cordon de Royat.
ABOUT THIS PRODUCER
Nestled in the heart of the Marne Valley, the Taillet house marketed its first bottles in 1961.
Today managed by Eric TAILLET, the 4th generation, it asserts itself more than ever in its philosophy of working the vines while respecting the environment and in harmony with nature.
From now on, for Eric Taillet, creator of emotions in Champagne, a single priority: exceptional harvests for an exceptional champagne.
A perfectionist, who wishes to preserve in each of his champagnes, a typicity and a style that is recognized at the first sip.
|Grape(s)||Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay|