R. Pouillon & fils

Champagne| Vallée de la Marne | Mareuil-sur-Aÿ

Fabrice is dedicated to the vitality, energy and health of his vineyards. In 2003, he began the work of conversion to organic viticulture and today he incorporates biodynamic principles into his work including compost management, spraying herbal “teas” and applying 500 and 501 treatments. He currently uses only organic compounds for fertilizer, pheromone confusion to ward off pests, cover crops to restore nutrients in the soil and plows alternating rows. He is also a member of Lutte Raisonnée. These are wines that are light on their feet yet possess depth and intensity that unfold with each sip.

R. Pouillon & fils Solera Brut

The idea of this cuvée is to erase the influence of vintage and focus solely on terroir. It is 50% each chardonnay and pinot noir and all from Mareuil-sur-Aÿ. Every year, 30% is racked off for secondary fermentation; it is aged sur latte prior to disgorgement at which point 30% new wine is added. Wisteria, blueberry, a hint of bitter chocolate and a lemony brightness. This is 1997-2009 with 5 grams MCR.

  • M.V.
  • Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
  • Premier cru
  • France
  • Champagne
  • Vallée de la Marne
  • Biodynamic
  • Mareuil-sur-Aÿ
  • Argile-calcaire
  • Stainless steel
  • Enamel
  • 1997-2009
  • MCR 5
  • Summer 2014, Winter 2014
  • 750 ml

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