Base 2017, Disgorged May 2020
Region: Cote des Bar - Champagne, FRA
The wines of Bertrand Gautherot have seduced us for over a decade now. Uncompromising in their farming and production, and unmistakably artisanal, these are Champagnes that are first and foremost, wines. Biodynamically farming, controlled yields, later picking for optimal ripeness and no additions including dosage make for intensely vinous and fruit pure expressions of the Champagne region. Without a doubt some of the most exciting wines in Champagne, and the world, right now!
This small plot of chardonnay comes from the cold, west facing lieu-dit of Biaunes. The cuttings were taken from Anselme Selosse's vineyard and Dauvissat's Valmur Grand Cru vineyard. 100% chardonnay spending 15 months in Bottle before being disgorged by hand. Intensely Mineral and fruit pure, it offers crunchy acidity and an abundance of ripe stone fruit character.