Champagne Savart Current Releases
Fred Savart works with two varieties, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, across two neighboring villages - Ecueil and Villers-aux-Noeuds. The soils of Ecueil tend to be more sand based with some clay mid-slope while Villers-aux-Noeuds is chalkier.
L'Ouverture is Fred Savart's entry level Champagne but it is far from one-dimensional. It is 100% Pinot Noir all from the village of Ecueil, half of which was fermented in mostly neutral barrel with the other half is fermented in stainless steel. The wine is only sees partial malolactic fermentation.
The wine is in equal parts a blend of three successive vintages and aged under cork, not crown cap. Dosage is 7g/L.
"L'Accomplie" is 80% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay from both Ecueil and Villers-aux-Noeuds. The base vintage makes up 50% of the total blend with the other half coming from the previous vintage. The wine is aged in a combination of neutral oak and stainless steel. Partial malolactic fermentation is allowed and the dosage is 5g/L.
Savart's "L'Annee" is 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay and composed entirely of the vintage's first press. It is aged entirely in 500-liter barrels on lees without undergoing malolactic fermentation. Bottling occurs with no fining or filtering and the dosage is 3g/L.
Dame de Coeur
The "Dame de Coeur" is entirely Chardonnay from a single vintage's first press. The wine is aged in oak barrels on lees without undergoing malolactic fermentation. Bottling occurs with no fining or filtering and the dosage is 2g/L. For Frederic Savart, the "Dame de Coeur" translates the fairest expression of Chardonnay from its year. Average yearly production is 1,300 bottles.
Bulle de Rose NV
Fred's rosé is a rosé d'assemblage composed of 70% Pinot Noir, 22% Chardonnay, and 8% still red wine. It comes entirely from the village of Ecueil. It is fermented mostly in stainless steel, with around 20% of the blend made in neurtral barrels. The dosage is 6g/L.
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Savart's "Expression" is Fred's most limited wine with only 400 bottles produced. It is made from 100% old vine Pinot Noir fermented in 300L casks. It is always a single vintage and zero dosage.