Nowack 'La Fontinette' Extra Brut 2018 750ml

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Varietal: Pinot Meunier

Color: Sparkling

Farming Practice: Biodynamic

Biodynamic. 100% Pinot Meunier. Sourced entirely from a 1 ha plot called La Fontinette located in the middle altitude slopes of Vandieres (Mi-Coteau). The vines were planted in 1965. The soils is brown sand & clay with marine subsoil (about 1.5-2 meters under the surface) and the exposure is southwest at 100-120 meters above sea level. Spontaneous fermentation in a combination of small oak barrels and stainless steel. Ageing in small oak barrels for the vin clair. The vin clair is not chaptalized, fined, filtered, or cold stabilized and naturally goes through malo on its own in the Spring. Vintage: 2016. Ageing on the cork for secondary fermentation using MCR for 30 months (bottled May 2017 and disgorged Dec 19). Dosage: 1 g/l. Bottles Produced: 2227