Grand Cru Chardonnay Brut Millésime – 2009

Region: France - Champagne


Often in the region of Champagne, from the hands of matrimony stems the joining not only of two people but plots of vineyard land as well. In 1997, Stéphanie Hubert and Olivier Waris were wed.

Grapes / Soils

Chardonnay 35 year average in 2015 Calcerous & clay

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Village of Avize
  • Calcareous clay soil
  • Average age of vines: 35 years
  • Vine husbandry: 50% tillage, 50% controlled grass cover
Wine Summary
  • Made from Chardonnay grapes.
  • Vine age – 35 year average in 2015.
  • Grown on soils of Calcerous & clay.
  • Fermented in stainless steel vats at 16°C.
  • Aged in in bottle at 11°C.
  • Aged for approximately 5 years.
Technical Information
  • 100% Chardonnay Grand Cru
  • 100% cuvée (first press juice)
  • Cold vinification: cold settling at 4°C for 72 hours then alcoholic fermentation at 16°C.
  • Vinification in stainless steel vats for 6 months.
  • Cellar aging for approximately 5 years in racks at a constant temperature of 11°C.
  • Dosage: 4g/l

General Info

Country France
Region Champagne
Appellation(s) Côte des Blancs
Proprietors Olivier & Stephanie Waris-Hubert
Founded 1997
Winemaker Olivier Waris-Hubert
Annual Production 5,000 9L cases
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable