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Francois Boulard

Francis Boulard Champagne 'Les Rachais' Brut Nature 2012

$139.99

biodynamic
organic

Country: France

Region: Champagne

Type: Champagne

Grape: Chardonnay

Les Rachais comes from a single plot cultivated using biodynamic principles and following the lunar calendar. Certified organic.

Spontaneous alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Vinified on fine lees in old small oak barrels with "batonnage" (beating in) on "Fruit" and "Flower" days. Malolactic fermentation takes place. Bottled on "fruit days" of the lunar calendar. Unfined and unfiltered. Little-to-no dosage used.

Intense aromas of ripe peach, citrus, brioche and of dried fruit with a hint of honey. Rich and full-bodied with a powerful, long finish and a touch of salinity.