A. Bergère Champagne - Blanc de Blancs Terres Blanches Brut Nature NV
The Bergère family has tended vines on the slopes of the Vallée du Petit Morin since 1848 and in 1949, Albert Bergère founded Maison Bergère in an effort to better promote the family’s terroir. In 1986, Albert’s son, André took over the estate and further expanded their vineyard holdings. His wife, Brigitte established their boutique on Avenue de Champagne in Épernay, which is now managed by their daughter, Annaëlle.
Adrien Bergère joined his parents and sister on the estate in 2014 as winemaker after obtaining his diploma in oenology. He arrived with the desire to further enhance his family’s terroirs and showcase the richness of the Vallée du Petit Morin. To achieve this, he immediately began to vinify all the parcels separately to better understand the diversity of his terroir and isolate the best parcels, which gave birth to the parcel-based range and the two Coteaux Champenois, in addition to the traditional range already established by his family. Between 2014-2018 has been the period for Adrien to experiment. He introduced barrels and foudres, which allowed him to experiment and analyze his wines on different vinifications, and adapt his work to best express his terroirs.
The Bergere family holds vines in 3 major appellations: 35 hectares in the Vallée du Petit Morin, 5 hectares in the Côtes de Blancs and 5 hectares in Sezanne. It is worthwhile to understand the plots from Adrien’s personal vantage point.
Blanc de Blancs Terres Blanches Brut Nature NV is made with 100% Chardonnay coming from the villages of Fèrebrianges, Etoges, Congy, Sézanne and Vallée du Petit Morin. Dosage: 0g/L
Producer: A. Bergère
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