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Héraclite rosé 2012

Vineyard

Héraclite rosé is a dry sparkling wine made from 70% Pinot noir and 30% Pinot meunier grapes. Pinot noir fruit are coming from "Les Paquis" vineyard, a 35 year old plot laying on a loamy and chalk soil. Pinot Meunier fruit are coming from "Montreval" vineyard, a 50 year old south-east facing slope with a rare sandy loamy soil

Tasting notes

This wine shows some red fruits and spicy aromas on the nose. This is an extremely rich rosé style with an extreme fine bubble.The palate is really vinous, this great character is given by the extended maceration (24 hours Saignée).

Winemaking

Grapes are handpicked at optimal maturity and then gently destemmed and macerated for 24 hours in stainless still tank for the maceration.The base wine is fermented and aged in still tank for 12 months before secondary fermentation in bottle.The wine is aged on the bottle lees for a minimum of 36 months. At disgorgement the wine is topped up with the same wine (no dosage) - Brut Nature.

Alc  12,5% vol, 964 bottles produced.