La Petite Marquise Brut
Cave Robert & Marcel - Crémant de Loire
White,Crémant de Loire
Chenin blanc 65 % - Chardonnay 20 %- Cabernet franc 15%
history
In 1957, around forty winegrowers grouped together to confront the economic difficulties of the era, pooling far more than mere financial concerns. At the time, Robert, Marcel, Yvon, Geneviève and the others, hailing from the same terroir, hewn from the same rock and sharing the same time-honoured values, set up their cooperative at the top of the hill in Saint-Cyr-en-Bourg. “They chose to share their experience, their expertise and their dreams„
Tasting notes
Pale yellow color. Fine, persistent bead. Fine, lively, complex bouquet, combining the freshness of Chenin Blanc and the floral overtones of Chardonnay with Cabernet Franc fruit. Lively initial impression on the palate, with a rounded structure, and an elegant follow-through. Lovely, long aftertaste, with hints of fresh fruits (pears, peaches).
Food pairing
Enjoy chilled (46-50°F) as an aperitif or simply for pleasure (soft cheeses, fruit tarts sorbets, etc.).
Aging potential
5 years
Grape varieties
Chenin blanc 65 % - Chardonnay 20 %- Cabernet franc 15%
Vineyard
The grapes for our cuvée come from selected clay-limestone, tufa chalk, and shale terroirs to the South of the Saumur area. Careful ageing in our tufa chalk cellars enhances its freshness and finesse.Vines : 247 acres - 30 year-old -Yield : 74 hl/ha.
Winemaking
Hand-picked grapes, gentle pressing, and cool fermentation (65°F) ensure that all the aromas are preserved. Second fermentation in bottle of a selection of the best wines, according to the Méthode Traditionnelle./nThe bottles are stored horizontally on wooden laths in our tufa cellars for a minimum of 12 months before disgorging, to develop an incomparably fine bead.
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
+33 (0)4.66.23.44.22
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