Les Chaillots Extra Brut
Lacourte-Godbillon Family - Champagne
Pinot Noir 100%
Elaborating this unique wine called “Champagne”, creating some typical cuvées which reflect the terroir and also the family know-how : all this is a real privilege which has been taught over more than 4 generations. The family coteaux are located mainly over Ecueil’s vineyard. Ecueil is situated in the Montagne de Reims, between Reims and Epernay. They raise 2 varieties of grape: Pinot Noir, fame of Ecueil and Chardonnay. As winemakers, they feel truly fortunate to work close to nature and give it all the respect that it deserves.
«Chaillots» plot planted in 1966, massal selection of pinot d’Ecueil, sand on the surface and tuf in the depth. South exposition, ploughing under the vines and grass between the rows.
Harvests by hand. Fermentation in 300 l oak barrels, oak from Ecueil’s forest. No malo-lactic fermentation. Use of gravity exclusively, not filtered, not fined, natural cold stabilization.Minimum of 48 months on lees and 6 months after disgorgement.Particularities : Particularities Cork bottling. Cork and staple closure after disgorgement.
Tasting notes
A lovely balance of yellow plum fruit and an incisive well-judged structure from the barrel fermentation. Open and long texture. Lily and smoke and the whiff of baking, with a fresh lemon-oil note on the end.
Food pairing
A unique micro cuvée !
Aging potential
Grape varieties
Pinot Noir 100%
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
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Previous rating
Pinot Noir vines planted in the 1960s in the Chaillots parcel are the source of this ripe wine. Its texture after seven years has softened and yields spice as well as acidity and toasty maturity. Drink now
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Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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