2021 Joie de Vivre
Charmat method is a famous Italian sparkling style of second fermentation occurring in specialized pressure tanks to produce natural bubbles the same way that Prosecco is made. This complements our diverse Traditional Method sparkling portfolio and offers a new sparkling that is fresh, vibrant, fruity, and dry.
Lees stirring for four months in charmat tank and finished with a higher dosage (8.5 g/l) than our Prestige Brut but still to the customary brut style.
October 7, 2021
Harvest 18 Brix
Harvest 9.8 g/l
Ready now, and will develop well through its 3rd birthday
Dry with enhanced minerality from estate grapes on ancient seabed soil of schist and sandstone gravels. Concentrated citrus, lime, strawberry, mango and slight toast with a fresh finish.
87% organic estate L'Acadie blanc, 13% organic Seyval blanc
Charmat second ferment July 31, 2022. First bottling November 2022.
Food Pairing Notes
Vegan. Our winemaking has been vegan since 2010 and viticulture since 2017. We are certified to the European Biocyclic Vegan Standard, the first in North America, and all 2021 vintage wines have the certification mark on labels. Vegan from the soil to to the glass! Pairs well with salty and savoury dishes.
Certified Organic by Pro-Cert. Certified Biocyclic Vegan by CERES