CREMANT DE BORDEAUX AOC
APPELLATION : Crémant AOC
Vineyard : 100 % cabernet Sauvignon
Wine making : Traditional with second fermantation in bottle .
Tasting : On the palate it is very rich and fruity but just off-dry on the finish. The mousse is explosive, with a very creamy palate impression. This is charming rosé, subtle and delightful.
Crémant is a word that describes a certain type of French sparkling wine. Crémant wines are not made all over France but only made in certain officially designated areas. In 1985, in an agreement that ended the use of the term ‘methode champenoise’ by producers of non-Champagne sparkling wines, Champagne agreed to give up the term Crémant. From 1985 on the word Crément would designate sparkling wines from other French regions made using the traditional ‘second fermentation in bottle’ method.
While each Crémant AOC has its own specific rules concerning permitted grape varieties and maximum yields, all seven AOCs share the following common regulations: