Arnaud Lambert MV Chateau Breze Sparkling Chenin Blanc, Cremant de Loire, France
Winemakers: Arnaud Lambert
Grape Varieties: 100% Chenin Blanc
Farming: Organic Practicing
Terroir/Soil: Most of the vineyards are on tuffeau limestone bedrock with topsoil composition of sedimentary and alluvial depositions with varying levels of clay and sand, and topsoil depth. Grapes come from Saint-Cyr and Brézé.
Vinification: Whole cluster pressed for four hours, no sulfites initially. Stainless steel aging. Aged 6 months in tank, then bottled and held for one year before release. Tirage is usually 24g/l. Sulfites are only added before final bottling. Lightly filtered, no fining. No malolactic fermentation.