Vin Mousseux de France
100% Chenin Blanc
When you've reached the pinnacle of Saumur winemaking like Mathieu Vallée, you don't stop, but rather, expand your reach to conquer sparkling heights. Produced in small quantity, this top-tier bottle was an automatic collector's item when it was released after years on the lees.
Red clay from the Eocene Bartonian era, very stony with a sandstone base.
Vine age15 years old
Following the hand-harvest which started on the 30 of September, pressed in 3 hours then left to settle for two nights in vats. Fermented with native yeast and bottled at the end of October.
ElevageThree years on the lees.
Harvest typeHand Harvested