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Domaine Vendange Grande Reserve Crémant de Savoie Bruttext

Domaine Vendange Grande Reserve Crémant de Savoie Brut NV

Savoie, FranceLocated in Combe de Savoie, on the foothills of the Massif des Bauges, Domaine Vendange stretches over 10 organically farmed hectares, on south facing slopes of youthful glacial till / limestone scree. The Vendange family has been involved with the viticulture and agronomic industries for many years, and are one of the largest vine nurseries in the region. After studying viticulture and oenology in Beaune, Benjamin Vendange returned in 2015 to the family property. With his partner Diane Gounel, oenologist from Languedoc-Roussillon, the step was taken to start their own estate with the family’s holdings. This crémant blends Jacquère (45%), Altesse (30%), Chardonnay (25%) of 25 year old vines, with vinification in stainless over 9 months with bâtonnage, prior to a secondary ferment in bottle for a minimum of one year on lees. Tight and chalky, this dry sparkler wraps lemon peel, pear skin, broken stones, around a green apple core, scented with elderflower. There's a light creaminess, thanks to the slick of lees, buffering the alpine acidity, and making this a friendly, interesting drink for popping now.Tasted: 08 March 2022Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
Producer: Domaine Earl Vendange & FilsDistributors: Cru Terroir Wines + Spirits Ltd.
Blend: Jacquère - Altesse - Chardonnay