Harvesting owner champagne Mareuil sur Ay
The different steps for the elaboration of Bénard-Pitois Champagnes are constantly evolving.
The harvest begins when the winemaker observes that the grape has reached its full maturity. Selected daily depending on plots and places, the grape is sorted and slowly pressed to protect its whole aromatic potential.
The elaboration in small tanks is completed with an ageing in oak barrels for the Chardonnay. The blend is a crucial step for the Champagne's quality. Understand its details by combining expertise, experience and intuition is then essential.
Finally, the ageing for several years in the darkness of our cellars enriches our different batches.
Whether it is the pressing during the harvest, the blend of "Clear Wines" or the ageing in a cellar, each step can always be perfected.