Val de Mer Brut Nature Rosé


Val de Mer is Patrick Piuze’s second winery, co-owned with Moutard-Diligent. Val de Mer is in Tonnerre and is an above-ground cellar, so the wines take the temperature of the season during aging. 100% Pinot Noir fruit from the town of Tonnerre, located 10 miles from Chablis. The grapes are hand-harvested. After a short maceration on the skins for color, the juice is fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks before undergoing secondary fermentation. The wine is aged for 9 months on the lees before it is disgorged. No dosage is added.  This is a firm and lively rosé sparkler, with bright cherries and lots of pink grapefruit acidity. Crisp and lip-smacking.