Champagne Augustin La Terre Cuvee CCXCI
Biodynamic. From 100% Pinot Noir from younger (avg 25 yr old) vines in Avenay Val d'Or. Picked only on fruit and flower days, and only by women to maintain their fertile energy. Earth (La Terre) represents the maternal element. Vinification in a combination of champagne flutes and enameled tanks. Natural fermentation. Minimal SO2 (<3mg/l). Disgorged 22mo after harvest.
Dosage <9g/l. Soil type: Clay. Vessel type: Clay Pot - Amphora, and Wood - Old oak. Unfined, unfiltered, 3mg/L sulphites.
A powerful, yet elegant cuvee.