2018 Laherte Frères Blanc de Blancs 'Les Grandes Crayères' Extra Brut
SKU: B460/FLRegular price $91.95
Seventh generation winegrower Aurélien Laherte is part of a dynamic, young generation making waves in Champagne and producing a fine array of terroir-driven Champagnes using a natural approach to viticulture and winemaking. Since taking the helm of his family’s estate in 2005, Aurelien has been a devoted practitioner of organic and biodynamic viticulture, striving to produce a lineup of blended and single-vineyard Champagnes that deeply expresses the identities of his unique terroirs. The vibrant, energetic and racy profile of Laherte Frères Champagnes has earned Aurélien a reputations as a rising star in the region.
Two very chalky plots of massale selection vines in the Coteaux Sud d'Epernay
Chalk close to the surface, very little topsoil
Organically farmed, all work in tandem with Mother Nature's rhythms.
Natural fermentation in 3-6 year old barrels. Light lees stirring; no malolactic fermentation.
Bottling in April-May, like other wines. 30 months on lees in bottles. Minimum 9 months after disgorgment before commercial release.