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Cuvée Chardonnay Brut

Vinification

Classic "méthode traditionnelle": the first fermentation transforms the fresh grape must into a still wine. After the blending of different wines into a "cuvée", a second fermentation takes place in the original bottle. The carbon dioxide resulting from this fermentation makes the wine sparkling. All modern installations such as temperature control of fermentation, stainless steel tanks, automatic "remuage" and disgorgement are being used by the company’s oenologists. A “liqueur de dosage” (wine and sugar) is added to the disgorged sparkling wine before corking and labeling of the bottle. This process takes a minimum of one year.

Features

This vintage has beautiful and abundant bubbles of great finesse, forming a persistent bead. The lively and lemony attack introduces a mouth with a beautiful structure. The finish is sweet for a wine with a nice balance.

Food Pairings

As an aperitif, a nice party wine.

Details

Producer

Bernard Massard

Category

Sparkling

Grapes

100 % Chardonnay

Country / Region

Luxembourg

Appellation

Moselle-Luxembourgeoise

Size

750 ml

Degree of alcohol

12 %

Serving temperature

5°-7 °C

Available in these provinces

  • Quebec

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