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Brut J’ose Les Fines Bulles

Jean-Francois Mérieau

Brut J’ose Les Fines Bulles Bottle
Appellation
Touraine
Variety
Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay
Age of Vines
15-30
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Clay limestone
Altitude
120 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, pneumatic pressing, natural yeast fermentation in tank
Aging
24 months on fine lees before disgorgement then another 12 months in bottle

Overview

With Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay planted on chalky clay soils, Jean François has the perfect ingredients for making sparkling wine. His J’ose Les Fines Bulles or “Josephine Bubbles” is primarily Chenin (about 80%) with the remainder Chardonnay. It is aged sur latte for 24 months before disgorgement.

Loire, France
  • Location
    Loire, France
  • Appellation
    Touraine
  • Proprietor
    Famille Mérieau
  • Winemaker
    Jean-François Mérieau
  • Size / Elevation
    35 hectares / 120 meters
  • Portfolio
    Jon-David Headrick Selections

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