Vineyards: south-facing, vines average 25 years in age

Grape variety: 70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay

Vintage: the base is 2014 (75%), 2013 (25%)

Dosage: 2,7 grams per liter (Extra-Brut)

Soil: hard chalk bedrock with a clay topsoil.


Bright and lithe, with a floral overtone to the flavors of Honeycrisp apple, biscuit and lemon meringue. The lively bead carries ground ginger and anise notes on the lingering, creamy finish.

Pierre Paillard Les Parcelles XIV