Champagne Lelarge-Pugeot - Rosé de Saignée 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

Crisp, savory first-ever saignée cuvée

Grapes:  Pinot Meunier (60%), Pinot Noir (40%)

Vintage:  2013 Harvest (undeclared vintage)

Élevage:  37 hours of maceration, followed by 6 months in tank before bottling

Bottled:  April 2014

Disgorged:  April 2017

Dosage:  0g/L

ABV: 12%

Notes:  ~50 year old vines, indigenous yeast, unfined, minimal added sulfur