Champagne Chartogne-Taillet
Organic

Chartogne-Taillet Les Barres Extra Brut 2016

$147.00
Size
 
$147.00

Producer, Champagne Chartogne-Taillet

Region, France\Champagne\

Alcohol, 12.5

Varieties, Sparkling

Closure, Cork

Character, Complex and Traditional

Food pairing, Shellfish, Crab and Lobster

Blend, 

  • Pinot Meunier
 

Chartogne-Taillet Les Barres Extra Brut 2016

Chartogne-Taillet remains the only RM producer in the village and under Alexandre Chartogne’s guidance, the wines of Chartogne-Taillet are some of the most sought-after Champagnes being produced. Alexandre worked with Anslem Selosse, who he describes as “my wine father”, returning home in 2006. The first wine that he produced was the 2006 vintage of Les Barres, a very special parcel of ungrafted Meunier, planted in 1952. The soil in this parcel is sand for almost 3 meters before the roots reach the chalk bedrock, allowing the vines “to live in two environments

 

 

100% Pinot Meunier
Limestone sand over chalk
Fermentation and aging in French barrique
sur latte 36+ Months