Tarlant Vigne d’Antan non greffée blanc de blancs 2000

Producer | Tarlant

Year | 2000
Designation | Oeuilly. Extra brut

24ct gold. A complex cinnamon flavoured Champagne with strong acidity. Very dry with excellent length.

Score | 87/100 Note 1Date tasted | Feb, 2009

This terroir is the only remaining place where the Chardonnay can be grown ungrafted on its own roots. La Vigne d'Antan (The Vines of Yesteryear) harvested 29th September 2000. Grapes: 100% Chardonnay – Ungrafted (as they were in pre-phylloxera days). Terroir: "Les Sables" in Oeuilly (Marne valley).
Vinification: Vinification in 4-wine oak barrels. No malolactic fermentation. Barrel fermentation with the lees regularly stirred back into the wine. Remains in barrels until May. Bottling: 3rd May 2001. Disgorging: 30th October 2007 - Manual. Dosage: 2 g/L - Extra Brut


1 Date tasted | Feb, 2009

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