A. Levasseur "Noir de Terroir", Extra Brut

A. Levasseur "Noir de Terroir", Extra Brut - NV

Item # 42083 750mL
$96.96/ Single Bottle
$1163.52/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

David Levasseur is a third generation producer in Cuchery in the Marne Valley. The region, being famous for it's clay and limestone soils, is where his Pinot Noir thrives. While his estate is dominated by Meunier, this is a 100% Pinot Noir and is as gorgeous and fruited as the grape can be in caring hands. Levasseur is a small grower with just over 4 ha of vines.


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