Crémant de Loire

AOC Crémant de Loire


Town

TURQUANT and MONTSOREAU

Location

cliffsides overlooking the Loire

Varietals

60% Chardonnay 20%, Cabernet franc

Age

30 years old on average, 70 for the oldest vines

Vineyard management

Cover planting is used to keep the vines vigorous, Green harvesting regulates  the vine stem yields

Vineyard yield

about 60hl/ha

Harvest information

Handpicked into crates

Vinification

Direct pressing  without crushing or destemming, static settling at low temperature followed by thermoregulated vinification until a dry wine is obtained. Then second bottle fermentation in our cellars. The wine lies horizontally on wooden lats for at least 18 months . Stirring and disgorgement are carried out in our cellars.

Tasting notes

Colour: A straw yellow robe with shiny green shades. A very fine pearl with strong persistence

Nose : A very intense floral aroma  (acacia and, hawthorn, with fruity flavours (exotic fruit, pineapple, lemon)

Palate: A very round body completes the harmonious structure with a lot of freshness without too much acidity.

Food & wine pairing

The Cremant de Loire goes well with aperitif and desserts

Our wines

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