Pale golden yellow with a persistent effervescence. An elegant Champagne featuring an initial crisp acidity which gives way to generous floral, ripe pear, peach and citrus aromas on the bouquet. The palate is complemented by a subtle twist of orange peel and dried fruit complexity. Beautifully balanced, full of finesse with a long, lingering finish.
Lelarge-Pugeot Extra Brut Premier Cru Blanc de Blancs
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Style: Fresh and Vibrant
Alcohol: 12% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
6 in stock
The vineyard is spread over 42 distinct parcels in and around the Premier Cru village of Vrigny and is farmed according to organic and biodynamic methods. The vineyard comprises eight hectares and the vines grow over gently rolling hills, at altitudes of 150 metres above sea level. The grapes for this cuvée come from a blend of 30 of the parcels from Vrigny, where the soils are sandy loam and calcareous marls. The Chardonnay vines are pruned according to the Chablis method, with the reds according to the Cordon method. The vineyard is ploughed by horse during the year, to prevent soil compaction, allowing the top layers of soil access to oxygen and boosting the overall health of the soil, vines and grapes. Grasses and plants are used between the vine rows to impart valuable nutrients to the soil. Harvested by hand.