Vineyard: 0.40 hectare parcel of L'OR des Basses Ronces, 40 cm of topsoil before hitting limestone
Soil: Biodynamically farmed, biodiversity encouraged in vineyards including many flowers, wild asparagus, mache
Viticulture: Indigenous yeast fermentation in barrel
Vinification: Indigenous yeast fermentation and no malo.
Aging: Aged in barrell for 11 months; unfined and unfiltered; 4.5 g/l dosage; 50 mg/l SO2. Disgorgement: November 2016
Production: 100 12pks
Notes: A dense and racy Blanc de Blancs from the 2012 vintage, the L'OR des Basses Ronces is all about power and expansion on the palate.
Charlot's 2012 Extra Brut Blanc des Blancs L’Or des Basses Ronces is a powerful, rustic wine endowed with serious density and power. Readers should expect a Blanc de Blancs built on power and breadth above all else. There is no shortage of intensity here, that much is obvious. Disgorged: November 2016. Dosage is 4.5 grams per liter.