Champagne Laherte Freres NV Extra Brut 'Ultradition' (Antique Label), Champagne AOC
Item Number: 12524
Sub Region: Vallee de la Marne
Appellation/AVA: Champagne 1er Cru AOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 60% Pinot Meunier / 30% Chardonnay / 10% Pinot Noir
Type: Wine - Sparkling
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 12.5
Viticulture: Practicing Biodynamic
Reserve Wines: 40% of the blend is from previous years
Dosage: 4.5 g/L
Tasting Notes: Mineral and crunchy; this is a subtle and lightly dosed blend of Champagne's three grape varieties.
Winemaking Notes: The vines average 30 years old. They are farmed biodynamically. The grapes are manually harvested when fully ripe. A traditional press is used to gently press the grapes. Alcoholic fermentation occurs in a mixture of stainless steel vats, foudres and barrels. The wine goes through partial malolactic fermentation. It is aged on the lees for 6 months.