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: 100% Chardonnay – Blanc de Blancs
Blended from historical Chardonnay vines older than
50 years : “Les Côtes” and “Champ Viole”
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 36 months
Dose: 3-4g/l – Extra Brut
Production: 7 000 bottles / year
Eye: Golden color, with fine and persistent bubble
Nose: Explosion of floral notes on the nose, very delicate
Mouth: Elegant Champagne with a long persistence in mouth