Grape variety: 55% Pinot Noir, 45% Chardonnay

Vintage: 2008

Dosage: 1.8 grams per liter (Extra-Brut)

Soil: Hard chalk bedrock with a clay topsoil


Summer outbreaks of oidium and mildew were quickly mastered.August was overcast and cool. Settled harvest from mid-September, the health of the grapes perfect. Something special: powerful fruit and scintillating acidity.

Pierre Paillard La Grande Récolte 2008