Mouzon Leroux L' Incandescent Rosee de Saignee Extra Brut Grand Cru, NV, 750ML

SKU: 580325
Sub region: Verzy
Variety: Pinot Noir
Rating: Wine Advocate 89

The family has been established in Champagne since 1776, and the first bottling with the domaine labels started to be sold in 1930.

Currently Sebastien Mouzon the 9th generation of the Mouzon family to grow grapes in Verzy runs this 7.5ha domaine.

After finishing his studies in oenology and viticulture Sebastien spent a year working in Burgundy, which helped him to expand his understanding of the use of oak for fermentation and maturation.

In 2008 he started the conversion to biodynamic farming, which was completed in 2011.

L' Incandescent Rosee de Saignee Extra Brut Grand Cru NV

“Incandescence: a physical, universal phenomenon that makes objects shine when heated.”

100% Pinot Noir planted in Clay and Limestone soils in Les Cumaines parcel in Verzy Grand Cru.

Fruit 100% from the 2018 vintage.

Macerated for 16 hours to extract color and fermented with indigenous yeast in 50% French oak barrels and 50% small vats. Full malolactic.

Maturation and ageing: 6 months on the lees in barrels or vats, followed by 28 months on average in the racks before disgorgement and 6 months after disgorgement.

Dosage: Extra brut 1.5gr/L  |  Disgorged in January 2022  |  8.636 bottles produced

Organic and biodynamic Certified.