2018 Melanie Pfister - Breit Extra Brut

The acronym Breit comes from Hangenbriete, the name of the vineyard. The appellation rules for this wine were promulgated in 1976, and Mélanie’s father started making crémant in the early 1980s. From the first, he worked with a long aging period. Today, the Pfisters consistently make an unusually elegant, perfumed, top-end crémant. The wine rests on its lees for a minimum of twenty-four months (most French crémant, regardless of origin, ages on its lees for about nine months or so). There are three to four disgorgements of a given year’s production, and what you’re drinking could have aged as long as thirty-six months on its lees. This is a single-vintage wine without any older reserve wine, but the vintage is kept discreetly on the back label rather than printed on the front because of the multiple disgorgements.  

Availability: 5 Available
SKU: 91809
Manufacturer part number: MB1957091809
GTIN: 3760171590096
$29.99
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Products specifications
Wine
Appellation Cremant d'Alsace
Vintage 2018
Variety White blend
Region Alsace
Color/Type Sparkling
Country France
Bottle Size 750ml
Producer Melanie Pfister
Products specifications
Wine
Appellation Cremant d'Alsace
Vintage 2018
Variety White blend
Region Alsace
Color/Type Sparkling
Country France
Bottle Size 750ml
Producer Melanie Pfister
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