Grape Variety: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
This Champagne is only made in vintages Lahaye considers to be his best. A blend of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay, from single, brown chalk-soil plots in Bouzy--the Pinot Noir from the parcel Monts de Tauxières, planted in 1966, and the Chardonnay from the parcel Haut de Argentières, planted in 1960. Vinification is in fûts de chêne for 5 years without malolactic fermentation, racking or filtration. Dosage is 4 grams/liter (extra brut).