100% Pinot Noir; 60+ year old vines from the lieu-dit "Les Crayeres." Grand Cru planted in the heart of the Montagne de Reims.
Pinot Noir plays the starring role in Egly-Ouriet's wines, known as a prominent Champagne producer. The Ambonnay Rouge is a still red wine, which is reasonably unusual in Champagne,
From a single vineyard directly below Les Crayères in Ambonnay, South-facing, with more clay (a perfect site for Coteaux Champenois). Fermented with indigenous yeast and aged in barrel (30% new) for 22 months. Unfined and unfiltered; bottled by hand directly from barrel.