Rosé de Saignée Pinot Meunier Extra Brut

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46,50

Reference lahbeau

Producteur: Laherte Frères (Champagne)

Gift points: 2

Pinot Meunier - région Champagne - sparcking pink wine - 75cl bottle - AOC Champagne

This Rosé de Saignée is produced with the Pinot Meunier grape variety which comes from plots 
situated in “Les Beaudiers”. We use traditional and cultural methods which include short pruning for a 
limited production; this is a manual and careful work with regular ploughing so as to obtain healthy 
grapes. 
Our know-how and the quality of our Terroir make this wine unique. 
 
Cultural practices: traditional, done in a sustainable way and influenced by naturals philosophy and 
dynamics methods. 


Grape-varieties and vineyard: 

100% Pinot Meunier. However there are a few Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and 
Fromenteau vine stocks in those parcels. 
Terroir de Chavot. Plots planted in 1953, 1958, and 1965. Clay and silty soils, not very 
deep, with a little of flints and little stones. Chalky subsoils. 

Vinification : 
Grapes are picked up by hand when fully ripen with a precise selection 
Destemming and maceration for 12 to 16 hours depending on the years 
Alcoholic fermentation (with natural yeast) in barrels, aged of 4 years minimum 
No malolactic fermentation 
Ageing for 6 months and light filtration before bottling during the spring time 
Disgorging and dosage: disgorging « à la volée » (by hand), and dosage at 0 - 5 Gr/l (Extra-brut) 
 
Tasting notes: 
- Elin Mc Coy – 10 best wines of 2009: it’s a subtle mix of spicy scents and bright berry tones. 
With wines like this, no wonder demand for grower Champagnes keeps rising. 
- Le rouge et le blanc: Nez de cerise mûre (kirsch), fermentaire, minéral et fumé (réduction). Bouche 
ronde et intense, d’une appétissante vinosité. Belle matière sur des notes de cassis et de cerise. 
Incontestablement, un remarquable champagne rosé... 14 / 20. 
- Stephen Tanzer: Pungent, mineral-driven aromas of red berries and botanical herbs, plus a strong 
note of fresh rose; becomes richer with air, picking up cherry and juniper qualities that carry onto the 
palate... Pretty impressive stuff and complex....92/100 
-John Gilman: complex mélange of cherries, cranberries, wheat toast, rye toast, a deep base of 
chalky soil tones, hints of juniper berry and a bit of cinnamon. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, 
deep and soil-driven, intense finish. Impressive juice...91/100 
- Le Point – sélection de Jacques Dupont – Décembre 2007: œil-de-perdrix soutenu, rose de clairet, 
fruité sauvage, vif, tendu, belle acidité, frais...15.5/20. 
- Guide Hachette 2009: parfums un rien évolués de fruits rouges cuits et de miel, en harmonie avec 
un palais frais, ample, rond et long. Deux étoiles 
 Wine and food matching: this unique and rare Champagne is perfect for a drink before meal. It will 
be excellent with game or poultry. In dessert, this Champagne is ideal with a red fruits crumble. 

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