Comme Autrefois - 2005 - Françoise Bedel
Fine bubbles, a powerful, ripe nose, with aromas of red fruits, dried fruit and sweet spices, as well as mineral and iodised notes. Palate: a duality of freshness and maturity, with flavours of dried fruits.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2030
A Champagne blended from the region’s 3 main grape varietals: 40%Pinot Noir, 30% Pinot Meunier and 30% Chardonnay. Primarily composed of the 2005 harvest, and grown on clay and marl-limestone parcels. Vinified 100% in oak, this wine is selected from the best barrels. The 8-ha estate has been farmed biodynamically since 1988. No chemical fertilisers, no herbicides... Disgorged in February 2020... aged 13 years in stacks! Note the elegant detail of the cap tied down with string... Magnifique!
Françoise Bedel, with her son Vincent, cultivates 8 ha of vines in Crouttes-sur-Marne. An estate devoted to the philosophy of Saint-Exupéry: “We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children”. In 1980, Françoise’s son Vincent was born, but in 1982 he became gravely ill, and it was a meeting with a couple of homeopathic doctors which would introduce Françoise to a...All wines
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