2013 Guiborat 'Le Mont Aigu' Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru

2013 Guiborat 'Le Mont Aigu' Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru

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100% Chardonnay Terroir: Richard and Karine's prized vineyard. A very special single vineyard wine only produced in exceptional years. Located in Chouilly. Planted in 1970. A thick layer or white chalk from the Upper Campanian period. A build up of marine algae with an exterior skeleton high in calcium carbonate which begins to create a chalky mud has, over time, turned into hard white chalk. Particular vineyards and their chalk content produce wine of differing energies and character. Le Mont Aigu produces particularly structured and energetic wines. Winemaking: Only the cuvée (first 3 presses) is used. 91% spends six months in stainless steel on lees, 9% in used 400L barrels. 65 months on lees in bottle followed by 12 months cork ageing in the Guiborat cellar. Malolactic fermentation blocked. Dosage: 0g/l