Sapience is a Prestige Champagne and first of its kind to be vinified with natural methods and certified organically. The project is a collaboration of four great wine minds-- Benoit Maguet, Benoit Lahayem, Vincent Laval, and David Laclapart. The idea is to craft the highest quality wine using biodynamic methods in Champagne. The base wine spends two years aging on forest selection barrels before the second fermentation. The wine is released after nine years. When this bottle has been blind tasted next to top cru Champagnes including Salon, Krug, and others, it continually achieves the highest ratings blind. With less than 3,000 bottles produced it can be hard to come by!
2012 as many of you know was a great Champagne vintage too so this will be extremely hard to find in years to come because small production means there is little or no secondary market.
Village: Cumières and Trépail from Marne and Bouzy Grand Cru from Montagne de Reims
Assemblage: 50% Chardonnay, 25% Meunier and 25% Pinot noir