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Veuve Fourny Champagne Monts de Vertus Blanc de Blancs 2009

Veuve Fourny Champagne Monts de Vertus Blanc de Blancs 2009

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Tasting Notes

• Produced only in the best vintages from their best Chardonnay vines• Wine typically does not go through malolactic fermentation, but it dependson the vintage• Ages for at least 5 years in bottle before release• Current disgorgement: April 2015 (2009 Vintage)• Vintage 2009: dosage is 3 grams/liter

We work with this beautiful Vertus terroir, listed as Premier Cru. A 'complete " terroir, due to its geological features. The soils, mostly calcareous, contain very little clay, with areas of pure chalk, and there are therefore three different types of soils: brown topsoil over chalk, rendzine over chalk and brown topsoil over chalky gravel. Exposure to the sun is also an essential factor for the diversity of the terroir and Vertus enjoys three different exposures: East, South and South-East. Therefore we operate a very strict selection of our plots with a separate vinification of the grapes coming from about thirty 'lieux-dits " located in Vertus Premier Cru only. This mosaic of expressions gives specific personalities and identities to each of the blends in our cuvées. Moreover, we are fortunate in having a further advantage: the average age of our vines is over 40 years. Moreover, this vineyard was mostly grafted by massal selection by our grandfather Albert since 1930. A real advantage which brings regularity and complexity to our wines. The perfect age to best extract the salts and minerals from the soil. Our soils are fed with compost, some of the vineyards are ploughed and some are grassed over for better protection. - Veuve Fourny

Product Type Wine Sparkling Champagne
Vintage 2009
Volume 750ml
Country France
Region Champagne
Winemaking Practices Minimal Intervention
Vineyard Practices Conventional