Sainte Anne - 2019 - Alexandre Chartogne
A Champagne in homage to Saint Anne, the saint patron of Merfy village. A few words from the winemaker: “Often initially opulent on the palate, the salts from the sands then give rise to a salivating bitterness. The finish leaves a tight structure that recalls the origin of Champagne wines."
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Organic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
Half Chardonnay, supplemented with Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, the vines are planted on each of the Merfy plots owned by the estate, on clay, sandy or more calcareous soils. Differentiated vinification of each of the plots, aging in barrels of 250, 300 and 2000 liters, for the 2019 wine which makes up 80% of this cuvée, and a small part of the 20% of the reserve wines from two to five years old has aged in vats. Bottled in July 2020, disgorged in July 2022, dosage at 4 grams per litre, no filtration.
Alexandre Chartogne is at the head of the Maison de Champagne Chartogne-Taillet, whose traces of winemakers in the family date back to 1490 with Nicolas Taillet and then Fiacre Tailler in 1540. A know-how inherited from a winemaking past over several centuries runs through the veins of this family, which puts itself at the service of nature in order to understand their environment and to serve...All wines
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