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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

Overview

Saignée de Sorbée sourced from the lower slope of Sorbée where the clays are deeper and the Pinot ripens a few degrees higher than further up the slope. With greater density and power, these grapes are ideal for making a saignée style of 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