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OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Blend: 100% Chardonnay from 2014 vintage Vinified in oak barrels, no fined, no filteredUse of gravity exclusively, no filtration, no fine Terroir: Écueil2 single vineyards: Les Chaillots, Les Hautes Vignes
Resting time in our cellars: 3 years and 6 months after disgorgement
Production: 2 056 bottles
Dosage: 3.5 g/l
Ageing potential: This bottle can easily be aged for 3 to 5 years in your cellar
A well-honed, gastronomic champagne produced in micro quantities
The Lacourtes and the Godbillons began by growing grapes. Just like the generations before them, they sold all their crop to the big and famous champagne houses.
Was it a passion? Maybe... but more than anything else it was sheer hard work. They were often in the vineyards from 5 in the morning until 8 at night! And the children would join them to help after school.
A reason for living? Most probably... With the ultimate objective being the honor of buying a plot of vines as soon as they were able to.
In 1947, shortly after returning from the war, they began a new adventure: producing and marketing champagne under the names LACOURTE-LABASSE and GODBILLON-MARIE. They were soon filling their customers' car boots with bulk orders!
They gradually set up their business and established the LACOURTE-GODBILLON brand.
Denny & Katie
Your friendly neighborhood wine shop and tiny bar, focused on small production wines and conservas. Connect with us on Instagram for suggestions on your next bottle and to follow along in our downtown Lafayette wine journey.
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210 EAST VERMILION STREET LAFAYETTE, LA 70501
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