Laherte Petit Meslier

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75 cl
SKU:
ZG-CLF0007
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This is the latest edition of Aurélien Lahert’s special & original cuvees, produced in rare quantity as a limited edition.

Petit Meslier is one of the four rare and old grape varieties in Champagne. The Laherte family decided to replant it for its strong personality and to preserve the varietal diversity of Champagne. From the crossing of Gouais Blanc and Savagnin, Petit Meslier offers rare and intense emotions.

Cultivation :

Ecological, vines growing with respect to nature. Young vines planted in 2014 and 2018.

Assemblage :

100% Petit Meslier. Middle of hills. Clay-silty soils over 1,5 meters then soft chalk.

Blend of several harvest. Around 40% of reserve wines.

Vinification :

  • Picked by hand at full maturity.
  • Traditional press and directly put into the barrels by gravity
  • Alcoholic fermentation in barrels with a few batonnages
  • Malolactic fermentation made
  • Ageing on lees during 6 months.
  • Disgorgment by hand.
  • Dosage : 2 g/l