Champagne Agrapart & Fils NV 'Terroirs' Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs, Champagne Grand Cru AOC
Item Number: 11386
Sub Region: Cote des Blancs
Appellation/AVA: Champagne Grand Cru AOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 100% Chardonnay
Type: Wine - Sparkling
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 12
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Terroir: The Agrapart Terroirs Extra Brut Blanc des Blancs Grand Cru is a blend of two different vintages; this cuvée (2018 release) is made up of 40% of the 2014 harvest and 60% of the 2013 harvest (reserve wines, half raised in demi-muids). The Agrapart Terroirs is made exclusively from Grand Cru Chardonnay vines aged between 20 and 40 years old and sourced from the villages Avize, Cramant, Oger and Oiry.
Winemaking Notes: Grapes are manually harvested and pressed with a Coquard press. Fermentation occurs naturally with native yeast. Agrapart Terroirs completes malolactic fermentation. It is bottled without fining or filtration and ages on the lees between 32 and 44 months. Riddling is manual. Wine is disgorged 60 days prior to release. Dosage is limited to 5 grams per liter. Total sulfites in the wine are less than 50 mg/L. Terroirs is aged for one year longer than 7 Crus before release.