Delahaie Champagne Brut Rose
The estate is located in Epernay, Côte des Blancs (called this way because 95% of Chardonnay is grown in this area). 17 villages, Grands Crus or 100% Crus are sharing the best exposed hillsides in the Marne, i.e. 10 626 acres. Then come the first 41 Premiers Crus or Crus from 90 to 99%, covering 13 837 acres.
Vineyard acreage : 22ac10 4035 bottles per acre
Vines : 20 to 25 years old
Varietals : Pinot Noir 80%, Pinot Meunier 20%
Production : 1000 cs / 12 pack
Vinfication : Grapes grown in the Montagne de Reims and in the Marne Valley.
Alcoholic fermentation in tank. Malolactic fermentation. Assembling with 15% to 18% red wine issued from the 1er Cru Pinot Noir. Aging on racks for 28 months.
Riddling, disgorgement, and finally adding the liquor shipping
Residual sugar : 10 to 12 g / l
Pression : 6 to 6,5 bars
Tasting notes : Fine bubble and persistant foam. The nose shows fresh aromas with wild strawberries. Full mouth, refreshing and ample with notes of cherries.