Périne Baillette, daughter of Pierre Baillette, is now at the helm of the estate. Located 7km south of Reims, directly above Rilly-la-Montagne, this outsider house, is quietly making some of the most delicious champers. Since 2010 no pesticide are used on the vines, riddling done by hand and two horses (Tarzan et Saumur) are often ploughing the vineyard. The horses are her husbands', Alexandre Chartogne, who is now leading the famous Chartogne-Taillet Champagne house, what a power couple.
Outstanding 1er Cru Champers from a single parcel of land! (Les Monthouzons). 40% from 2016 and 60% from 2017.
precise, mineral, detailed, chalky chalk chalk, lemon confit, blanc de blancs
region: champagne, france
style: méthod champenoise
farming & cellar: organic, she also doesn’t use any yeast and is able to obtain as pure champagne as possible, the addition of dosage is very little (4 g). Wines are aged in the basement between 3 to 6 years and at least 6 month into bottle.
pairing: dumont burgers mac n cheese