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 sixty 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 > 60 years

Grape variety:
100 % Chardonnay / 41B
Responsible viticulture

Vinification:
Cuvée (First pressed juices only)
7 months on lees without any addition of sulfites
Vats 100%, unfiltered

Blending:
One single year

Ageing:
In bottles
At least 5 years on lees in our cellars

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

Corking:
Mytik Diamant,
guaranteed without any cork taste