La Closerie & Extra Brut 2020

La Closerie (Jérôme Prévost) Vintage 2020 Bottle Sizes 750ml Country France Region Champagne Appellation Champagne (Montagne de Reims) Wine Type Sparkling Varietals 100% Meunier Vineyard 20% Les Béguines along with neighboring plots in Gueux. Soil “paleocene 59 -55 million years – limestone sand of the Thanétien” A mix of sand, limestone, and chalk with marine fossils leftover from when this area was once the seabed. Vinification The wine is fermented and aged in a combination of 225, 228, 400, 500, and 600-liter barrels for ten months. Malolactic fermentation can occur but is never forced. Only indigenous yeasts are used. Bottling occurs slowly by use of gravity in July with a small amount of sulfur and without fining, filtering or cold-stabilization. All bottles are disgorged at one time in October of the following year. The wines are exclusively extra brut since 1998. Aging Aged 18 months sur-lattes and bottled without dosage. Production Extremely limited. Back to Current Releases