Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot - Les Charmes de Vrigny NV (d. 4/17)

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PRODUCER INFORMATION

Producer:  Lelarge-Pugeot

Country:  France

Region:  Champagne

Subregion or Appellation:  Vrigny, Montagne de Reims

Viticulture:  Certified Organic 2014, Demeter Certified Biodynamic 2017

Terroir:  Chalk, limestone, clay loam, sand

Varietals Grown:  Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir 

BOTTLE INFORMATION

Lithe, playful, Meunier-forward

Grapes:  Pinot Meunier (50%), Pinot Noir (30%), Chardonnay (20%)

Vintage:  2008 Harvest (70%) & Solera Reserves (30%)

Élevage:  6 months in tank before bottling

Bottled:  April 2009

Disgorged:  April 2017

Dosage:  4g/L

ABV: 12%

Notes:  ~40 year old vines, indigenous yeast, unfined, minimal added sulfur