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A paean of respect for nature and tradition, the Cuvee Louis draws you into its profoundly truthful universe. Being cask fermented, it has a complex structure and its unique bouquet allies power and richness, balance and generosity.
Harvest: 1998 + 1997-1996
Grapes: 50% Chardonnay 50% Pinot Noir
Terroirs: Vineyard "Les Crayons" in Oeuilly (Marne valley). Chalk. 60-yrs old vines.
Vinification: Vinification in 4-wine oak barrels. No malolactic fermentation. Barrel fermentation with the lees regularly stirred back into the wine. Remains in barrels until May.
Bottling: May 1999
Disgorging: See date on rear label. Manual.
Dosage: 3 g/L - Extra-Brut