Les Moineaux Blanc de Blancs 2014, F & R Minière
Region: Hermonville, Champagne
Production: Organic practising, hand harvested, natural yeasts, blocked malolactic, low dosage, unfiltered
From a parcel of ungrafted vines planted in 1963 & 1972, Les Moineaux is on a south-facing site with a mild slope north of the village and bordering Les Voirmissa (where they have another ungrafted parcel for a Blanc de Noirs)
Vinified in oak (5-8 years old) for 8 months sur lie without malo. The cellaring time for the vintage cuvées before shipping is 8-10 minimum.
Just 630 bottles made. Bottled in June 2015, disgorged in February 2020 with no dosage.