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Laherte Frères, Champagne, Extra Brut, Les 7


Producer


Region

France

Appellation

Champagne, Extra Brut

Cuvée

Les 7

Varietal

Pinot Blanc, Petit Meslier, Arbane, Pinot Gris, Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

Farming

Organic & Biodynamic

Vinification

Barrel Aged

Soil Type

Chalky Limestone

A single parcel planted on the slopes of Chavot in 2003 by Aurelien’s father Thierry Laherte as a nod to ancient traditions. Worked with a horse. Blend of the seven indigenous grape varieties of the region including 18% Chardonnay, 18% Meunier, 17% Pinot blanc, 15% Petit Meslier, 14% Pinot Noir, 10% Fromonteau (Pinot gris), and 8% Arbane. Six months of aging with regular lees stirring, no malo, blend of 60% of current vintage and 40% of a solera combining each vintage since the start in 2005. Dosage is 4 gr/l.

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