Crémant de Loire
17th March 2015
The Loire Valley is France’s largest producer of sparkling wines outside of the Champagne region.
The Loire Valley is one of seven regions in France approved to produce Crémant. The heartland of the Loire Valley wine region is Anjou, Saumur and Touraine .
Crémant de Loire are produced in the Méthode Traditionelle style. A variety of grapes can be used to make Crémant de Loire, however Chenin Blanc is the most common grape used. The use of Chenin Blanc in Crémant is responsible for the floral aromas.
Crémants make perfect aperitifs and pair well with an assortment of cheeses and charcuterie. They also pair well with seafood and also with desserts that are brioche-based, biscuits and ice cream.
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