Mouzon Leroux L'Ascendant Solera Extra Brut Grand Cru, NV, 750ML

SKU: 580326
Region: Verzy
Variety: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Rating: Wine Advocate 92

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'Ascendant Solera Extra Brut Grand Cru NV

Progresses through time. Ascending, moving upwards, rising

A blend of 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay planted in clay, chalk and flint soils in Verzy Grand Cru

Solera with the "L'Atavique" since 2010. Fruit 50% "L'Atavique" 2016 and 50% "L'Atavique" 2015/2010

Fermented with indigenous yeast and aged in 80% French oak barrels from Louis Jadot, and 20% in stainless steel. Full malolactic

Maturation and ageing: 6 months on the lees in barrels or vats, followed by 40 months on average in the racks before disgorgement and 6 months after disgorgement.

Dosage: Extra brut 1.5gr/L | Disgorged in October 2021 | 8.687 bottles produced

Organic and biodynamic Certified.