2017 VDF - Nid de Guepes


2017 VDF - Nid de Guepes


Blended Sauvignon, Chenin sparkling with soft fine bubbles, unfiltered and unfined. Super citrus fruits.

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Cuvée: VDF - Nid de Guepes

Style: Sparkling

Grape Varieties: Sauvignon (80%), Chenin (20%)

Colour: White

ABV: 13%

Vintage: 2017

Vines are 35 years old. Manual harvest. Direct press. Indigenous yeasts. Maceration at room temperature. Bottling with residual sugar for natural bubbles. No fining or filtration.

Climate: Sauvignon - West/east exposed at 55 meter high above sea level. Chenin - West/east exposed at 55 meter high above sea level. Temperate oceanic climate gradient. Temperatures are never extreme (neither very hot nor very cold). Mild, rainy winters and cool summers and relatively wet.

Sulphur: 2g/l on bottling

Soil: Sauvignon - Clay and Limestone, fat and dense soils. Chenin - Clay and flint, light and stony soil.

Soil mechanically worked (décavailloneuse, discs and blade hoes), and treatment with sulphur and copper and horsetail 7-12 times per year.

Yield: 35hl/ha