Champagne Pierre Gerbais is a Grower Champagne. Aurelien Gerbais, the 8th generation of the family to lead this Champagne house, uses only grapes from his own vineyards to produce only Vintage Champagne from and does not buy from other suppliers.
Aurelien likened himself to a Burgundy vintners as his land is more characteristic of that of Chablis, and his philosophy really influenced by his mentor Olivier Lamy, from Domaine Hubert Lamy in Cotes de Beaune.
He also uses a lot a really rare grape, the Pinot Blanc, which makes his Champagne rather unique.
Composition: 50% Pinot Noir + 25% Pinot Blanc + 25% Chardonnay
A blend of all the Pierre Gerbais vineyard grounds.
Limited yields from vineyards with an average age of 30 years.
A natural wine-growing process, recommended by Ampelos since 1996 and certified of High Environmental Value.
Maturing on the lees in the vats and matured in bottle for 30 months
Dose: 3-4g/l – Extra Brut
Eye: Nice salmon pink color, with fine and persistent bubble
Nose: Prominent minerality, floral notes and lot of red berries
Mouth: Elegant Champagne with a long persistence in mouth