Champagne Rue du Sorbier Brut

Champagne Albert Levasseur

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Type

Sparkling Wine

Appellation

Champagne

Variety

80% Pinot Meunier
15% Pinot Noir
05% Chardonnay

The Rue du Sorbier comes from the oldest vineyards of the domaine planted just behind the family home in 1973. Typical of the Marne Valley, Rue du Sorbier is dominated by 80% Pinot Meunier, with 20% Pinot Noir, and 5% Chardonnay. Levasseur was the first producer in Champagne to obtain 3 sustainable certifications - HVA (Haute Valeur Environmentale), Terra Vitis, and Viticulture Durable.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

Les Gautelleries (Cuchery, Marne Valley)

Soil type

Vines planted in1973
Vineyard size4.2 ha total
Vinification

Alcoholic and malolactic fermentations start on must (grape juice) at the harvest. Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

Elevage75% base wine with 25% reserve wine, aged 36 months on the lees.
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringTangential filtering
Additional info
UPC Code Bottle741718812966
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