Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Pierre Gerbais Champagne!

Pierre Gerbais Cuvee de Reserve Extra Brut...$38.99

The quintessential Champagne blend, combining the finesse of chardonnay with the force of pinot noir.  Pierre Gerbais style at its most pure. 
Blend 50% Pinot Noir, 50% Chardonnay
Vineyard located on Kimmeridgian soils, composed of marl and limestone in the village of Celles-sur-Ource in the heart of the Côte des Bar. 
Certified Ampelos, natural viticulture in 1996. Limited yields on 30 years average vines. Mechanical works of the soils, without synthetic products 
 Manual harvest 
Aging on lees in bottle: 30 months 
Dosage: 8 g / l - Brut 
Disgorgement 6 months before selling 

Pierre Gerbais Champagne Prestige Blanc de Blanc...$53.99
Blanc de Blancs from a selection of older Chardonnay vineyards grown in distinct soils, lending remarkable balance to the Prestige.
100% Chardonnay

Chardonnay Blend of different terroirs.  Predominantly grown in a single vineyard with exposure named "The Coast", planted in 1983.   Vines planted in soils Composed of Kimmeridgian marl and limestone located in. the village of Celles-sur-Ource in the heart of the Côte des Bar.

Vineyards Ampelos certified since 1996. Limited Yields from vines averaging 30 years. Mechanical soil cultivation, without synthetic products.

Manual harvest
Traditional Champagne press
Aging on lees in bottle: 48 months
Dosage: 5-6 g / l - Extra Brut
Disgorgement: 6 months before selling

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