Champagne Veuve Fourny

Monts de Vertus 2012Extra-BrutVertus Premier Cru

COMPLEXITY :

To be more precise on the origin of our "lieuxdits", the name of this cuvée is "Monts de Vertus". It is made solely from Chardonnay grapes, from our own plots, all over fifty years old located on mid-slopes, growing on pure chalk soils perfect for a long maturation.The style is very neat, mineral and saline.

Terroir:
Vertus Premier Cru
Redzine over chalk
Age of the vines, 50 years old

Grape variety:
100 % Chardonnay / 41B
Responsible viticulture

Vinification:
Cuvée (First pressed juices only)
7 months on lees, minimum use of sulphur
Vats 100%, unfiltered

Blending:
One single year

Ageing:
In bottles, for a minimum of 5 years, on lees in our 19th century cellars with a low and constant temperature.

Dosage:
Extra brut
3 grams per litre, grape sugar syrup

Corking:
Mytik Diamant,
guaranteed without any cork taste