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Champagne Chavost Terroir Bruttext
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Champagne Chavost Terroir Brut NV

Champagne, FranceFounded in 1946, the Chavost Co-op is located in the south hillsides of Epernay, Coteaux Sud, which began with 20 members. Chavost is the ancestral name of the village, which formerly was located between the Saint-Martin Church and the Mount Felix hill, upon which a castle was established. Today more than 100 vigneron contribute 70 hectares into the co-op. This project is from 5 hectares of vineyards, in the process of organic conversion. This is one of the wines in their no-added sulphites range. This cuvée blends 38% Chardonnay, 57% Meunier and 5% Pinot Noir, with 4 years sur lattes, and a dosage of 9 g/L. Ripe and full in the mouth, with red apple, toast, lemon, and a metallic note, riding a creamy mousse base to a lemon pith finish. Old school and rustically so.Tasted: 11 August 2021Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: France 21.50 France (EUR) Producer: Champagne ChavostBlend: Chardonnay - Pinot Meunier - Pinot Noir