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Saignée de Sorbée

Champagne Vouette et Sorbée

Saignée de Sorbée Bottle
Appellation
Champagne
Variety
Pinot Noir
Age of Vines
25
Farming
Certified biodynamic (DEMETER)
Soil
Rocky Kimmeridgian and Portlandian limestone clays
Altitude
200 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, natural yeast fermentation with carbonic maceration, aged French oak barrels
Aging
18 months on the lees, no dosage

Overview

From Sorbée, a site just up the slope from Vouette located on Portlandian soils. A peppery, and sappy style of Pinot Noir bathed in all the red fruit flavors one could want. A rare example of a true Saigné Rosé Champagne.  

Champagne, France
  • Location
    Champagne, France
  • Appellation
    Champagne
  • Proprietor
    Bertrand Gautherot
  • Winemaker
    Bertrand Gautherot
  • Size / Elevation
    5 hectares / 200–250 meters
  • Portfolio
    Jon-David Headrick Selections

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