Pascal Agrapart, Agrapart & Fils, Avize, 2011 Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc, Extra Brut, Minéral



Vintage

2011

Region

France

Appellation

Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc, Extra Brut

Cuvée

Minéral

Varietal

Chardonnay

Farming

Low/No Sulfur Vinification, Non-certified organic

Vinification

Aged in bottle before release, Barrel Aged, Direct pressed whole clusters, Dry Farmed, Estate grown grapes, Hand harvested, Indigenous yeast fermented, Méthode Champenoise, Unfined & Unfiltered

Soil Type

Chalky Limestone, Clay

Note

max 1 bt per client

Tête de cuvée wines from the best vineyards of Avize (Les Champboutons) and Cramant (Les Bionnes). The goal here is to express the terroirs of Avize & Cramant. The soils are very high in chalky limestone which imparts great minerality and finesse in the wine. The average age of vines is 40 years.
Fermentation in 600 liter barrels and stainless steel tanks.
100% malo-lactic fermentation.
Bottled without filtration.
Aged 5 years before disgorging.
Dosage after disgorging: 3g/liter