Charlot Vincent L'OR des Basses Ronces Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut



Vintage: 2012
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Champagne
Appellation: Champagne
Wine type: Sparkling
Varietals: Chardonnay
Varietal notes: 
Biodynamic: Practicing
Vineyard: 0.40 hectare parcel of L'OR des Basses Ronces, 40 cm of topsoil before hitting limestone
Orientation: Clay-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.
Publication: Vinous
Rating: 91
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.