Petit Meslier Extra Brut





Petit Meslier Extra Brut Petit Meslier Extra Brut
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
93,17 €
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Petit Meslier Extra Brut

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House founded in 2003

One of the widest selections of the web of authors' wines and craftsmen


Ce cépage oublié nous tient particulièrement à cœur et nous avons décidé d’en replanter, pour sa forte personnalité et préserver la diversité variétale Champenoise. Issu du croisement de Gouais Blanc et Savagnin, il nous offre des émotions rares et intenses.

Pratiques culturales : jeunes vignes cultivées dans le respect du vivant. Parcelles plantées en 2014 et 2018. Sélection massales.

Assemblage :

• 100% Petit Meslier. Milieu de côteaux. Sols argilolimoneux sur 1m50 puis craie tendre.

• Assemblage de plusieurs récoltes. Environ 40% de vins de réserve.

Vinification :

• Raisins cueillis à pleine maturité. pressurage traditionnel

• entonnage par gravité avec très peu de débourbage

• Fermentation alcoolique lente en barriques avec quelques batonnages.

• Fermentation malo-lactique réalisée

• Elevage sur lies fines pendant 6 mois

Dosage : 2 gr/L

Dégorgé à la volée en janvier 2022

12.5 % Alc. Vol.

What is an author wine?

This can be so diverse depending on the personality of their sire, that it is easier to define what it is not. An author wine is anything but a standard, stereotypical wine, made to please as many people as possible. It is therefore rarely produced in millions of copies, copying itself from vintage in vintage.

An author wine is therefore a wine that does not look like that of the neighbor. Which from year to year will evolve according to the vagaries of the weather and the mood of the author - the two that can be linked. Because the author does not rely on market studies to carry out his boat. He makes his wine as he feels, as he likes, as he can, sometimes ... and too bad if he does not please everyone.

This is why author wines are sometimes classified as "table wine" or "France wine". Because the winemaker did not plan the authorized grape variety*, makes the assembly or vinification recommended in the name **. He is often a bit rebellious, our author. But that is why we like it! ... That said, author's wines are not systematically marginal: they are present in most of the appellations, and can be part of the elite of these this***. Because they are not content to have personality: they are good, in addition! With in general aDegree of TorchabilityVery high: we never tire of it at the end of the first sip.

As author's wines are not chaptalized, levied, hacked ... They can have very different profiles depending on the vintage. It is up to us (resellers and consumers) to accept them as they are, and to remain faithful to the producers, because they need us to continue their activity.


* For example, theTouriga Nacionalin the Minervois, or theSyrahIn Forez ribs. They are crazy, these authors!

** Some winegrowers dare to produceSweety with Mourvèdre or oneNatural sparkling with Pineau d'Aunis

*** Like those of Jean-François Ganevat in the Jura or Zind-Humbercht in Alsace

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