The Pierre Baillette property is located in the town of Trois-Puits, in the Montagne de Reims. The Domaine has three plots located in the village of Trois Puits premier cru, Rilly la Montagne and Verzenay.
plants of Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir are grown on shallow soils of limestone-gypsum places array of typical local rock layer called Craie du Campanien. Peculiarities of this formation is the wealth of calcium component able to promote natural (and ideal) regulation of water availability in the soil.
The production style of Baillette home can truly be called traditional.
This is because all agricultural practices, as well as the work in the cellar, is governed by an ethic of respect both for nature and towards the cultural values that the farmer has to contemplate. The vineyard is worked with the horse, the harvest is done manually and from an agronomic point of view is banned the use of any herbicide or insecticide.
The fermentations are carried in wooden casks, and are triggered by indigenous yeast. Even the malolactic occur naturally and the wine, bottling, it is not filtered. The aging of wine in the cellar time varies from 3 to 6 years.
The goal of the property is not just limited to the creation of high-quality champagne, but especially to preserve the most authentic values of the wine tradition of this legendary region.