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L’Ame de la Terre Brut

Champagne Françoise Bedel et Fils

L’Ame de la Terre Brut Bottle
Appellation
Champagne
Variety
Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Age of Vines
30-60
Farming
Certified organic & biodynamic (AB & BIODYVIN)
Soil
Clay limestone
Altitude
150-200 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, separation of free run and press wine, natural yeast fermentation in oak (15%) and enameled tanks (85%)
Aging
Aged 10 years sur latte, hand riddled and disgorged, 4.5g/L dosage, 65mg/L SO2

Overview

L’Âme de la Terre is a vintage-dated champagne made primarily from Pinot Meunier (90%) grown entirely on calcareous clay soils and fermented in enameled tanks and French oak barrels. It is aged sur latte for 10 years before disgorgement and finished with a modest dosage of 4.5g/L.

Ratings & Reviews

93

2005 L’Ame de la Terre Brut

Source: WA

91

2003 L’Ame de la Terre Brut

Source: WA

93

2003 L’Ame de la Terre Brut

Source: IWC

Champagne, France
  • Location
    Champagne, France
  • Appellation
    Champagne
  • Proprietor
    Françoise Bedel & Vincent Deseaubeau
  • Winemaker
    Vincent Deseaubeau
  • Size / Elevation
    8.4 hectares / 100-200 meters
  • Portfolio
    Jon-David Headrick Selections

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