Crémant de Loire 'De Chanceny' Rosé Brut
A lovely, coral-pink, dry Crémant de Loire rosé from the exemplary Vignerons de Saumur co-opérative in Saint-Cyr-en-Bourg. This delightful bottle-fermented ('Méthode Traditionelle') rosé wine which is made from 90% Cabernet Franc and 10% Grolleau, has an uplifting palate of crushed berries and is perfect for parties and celebrations. An excellent alternative to rosé Champagne if you're expecting a crowd!
Crémant de Loire Mousseux Brut - a rosé wine with an appealing coral pink colour, this delicate fizz displays rosehip and redcurrant flavours and a soft, seductive effervescence.
|Style||Rose Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Sparkling|
|Wine Region||Loire, Saumur|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Cabernet Franc, Other local varietals|
|Cellarage||This wine is released when ready to drink and will not benefit from any further ageing.|
|Vinification||The cabernet franc grapes are hand harvested and undergo a double fermentation the first en cuve and the second en bouteille. The wine is then aged sur lattes for at least 12 months and after the aging it goes through the process of remuage and dégorgement.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||12.5|
Vignerons de Saumur
At Saint Cyr-en-Bourg, just to the south-east of Saumur, the dynamic Vignerons de Saumur Cave Co-opérative has long been a source of really well-made and benignly priced wines. Their Saumur Blanc is a conrnerstone of the Yapp list without which we could barely function. The Cave also produces a versatile sparkling Chenin Blanc, a fine sparkling Crémant de Loire rosé and a supple, youthful red Cabernet Franc.
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