Vibrant and racy Laherte Frères Champagnes has earned them a reputation as one of the most progressive and dynamic grower-producers in Côteaux Sud d’Epernay, a sub-region sandwiched between the Côtes des Blancs and the Vallée de la Marne in the chalkiest of soils (This BdB bottling is sourced from their finest parcels, located on the south slopes of these iconic villages: Epernay - which is Grand Cru, and Chavot - Premier Cru).
vintage breakdown is 50% 2018, 50% 2019
Citrus peel, nougat, crushed rocks, mint, dried flowers and white pepper, thirst-quenching, lean, and racy
region: champagne, france
style: sparkling, méthod champanoise
farming & cellar: organic & biodynamic, Primary fermentation takes places in a combination of foudres and barrels with regular lees stirring. Secondary fermentation on lees lasts 2+ years. The wine goes through partial malolactic fermentation and has zero dosage.