NV Pierre Gerbais Les Grandes Cotes Lieu Dit Blanc de Noirs Extra Brut

Champagne, France

A stunning Blanc de Noirs champagne from Pinot Noir, expressing rich aromas and flavours




About the Wine

The NV Pierre Gerbais Les Grandes Cotes Lieu Dit Blanc de Noirs Extra Brut shows tremendous balance and power from the moment you pour it.

Made from 100% Pinot Noir that saw its primary fermentation in stainless steel before maturation and secondary fermentation in bottle, the fruit is pure, with rich aromas of sultana and pear and notes of baked goods which are mirrored on the palate, along with red fruit flavours underscoring the ripeness of the harvest.

The acidity is utterly refreshing while the mousse is fine and mouth filling. Another excellent champagne from Piere Gerbais.

About Pierre Gerbais

The Gerbais family has farmed their patch of the deep south of Champagne, Celles-sur-Ource in the Cote-des-Bar, since 1930.

An organic operation since 1996, this family Domaine is notable for their use of Pinot Blanc in their Champagne cuveés. The addition of this variety brings a floral aspect to the wines and brings a freshness to the acidity.

Aurélien Gerbais, 8th generation grower and 4th generation winemaker runs the show, releasing fine elegant wines, delivered in a delicate frame.

Aurelien Gerbais doing the disgorging!
Aurelien Gerbais doing the disgorging!
Photo Credit: Michel Joly
Additional Info

From the Importer

The lieu-dit (single parcel of vines) of Les Grandes Côtes sits on fascinating terroir of both Kimmeridgian and Portlandian soil—unique to the Côte des Bar region of southernmost Champagne and to Chablis and Sancerre. Comprising marl and fossil-rich limestone, Kimmeridgian soil imparts acidity and a notable minerality to vines, whereas Portlandian soil is harder and more brittle, containing less clay and no fossils, resulting in a fruitier wine profile. Through this Blanc de Noirs champagne, the Gerbais family unifies contrasting expressions of Pinot noir, conveying the balance, grace and power of both terroirs in captivating equilibrium.

Fruit is vinified in stainless steel vats, undergoing malolactic fermentation and maturation on fine lees before ageing for 36 months sur latte (storing bottles on their side for secondary fermentation and maturation). With this lieu-dit vinified in isolation for the first time and complemented with perpetual reserve wine from 2011 to 2017, Les Grandes Côtes is only available in limited quantities: disgorged in April 2021 and finished with 3 g/L dosage, only 5024 bottles were produced.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 21.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

Audrey & Aurelien Gerbais
Audrey & Aurelien Gerbais
Champagne, France

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