Fizz from Frances oldest sparkling wine region. Thought you read wrong? Not this time! Most think Champagne, in the northeast of France is the oldest sparkling region in the area, however its Limoux in the...
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Tasting Notes
  • Region France
  • Wine Style Sparkling
  • Wine Type Sparkling
  • Grapes Chardonnay, Other White
  • Body Light
  • Sweet Dry
  • Acidity Crisp
  • Alcohol Medium
  • Closure Cork, Muselet
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Fizz from Frances oldest sparkling wine region. Thought you read wrong? Not this time! Most think Champagne, in the northeast of France is the oldest sparkling region in the area, however its Limoux in the Languedoc region of southern France that takes the crown. This methode traditionelle comes from here and is a delicious alternative to its pricier counterpart. Crafted from a mix of Chardonnay, Mauzac, Chenin Blanc and Pinot Noir its fresh, and zinging with mouth-watering citrus. The wine spent 18 months ageing on its lees, giving it that yeasty, brioche flavour that we know and love. Cheers! 

One of the French sparkling bargains of the year, this multiple gold medal winning Crémant de Limoux is sourced from the oldest sparkling wine region in the world and has beaten some very hefty priced Champagnes in European competitions.

A multiple award winning fine sparkling wine that is perfect for celebrating a special occasion. Its magical bubbles will tickle your nose and dance across your tongue. The Sieur d'Arques Aimery Grand Cuvee 1531 is a world-class French Fizz that has ranked higher than Veuve Cliquot, Pol Roger, Tattinger and Piper Hiedsieck. It ranked an incredible 6th out of 300 Champagnes and Sparkling wines by French Stern Magazine.

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon
Location: France
Grapes: Chardonnay, Mauzac, Chenin Blanc
Awards:

  • 5-Stars: Sam Kim (Wine Orbit)
  • 18/20 Wine Central Tasting Panel
  • GOLD MEDAL: Best of Class - 2013 Pacific Rim Competition, California
  • GOLD MEDAL: Best of Class – 92/100 - Los Angeles International W&S Competition 2012
  • GOLD MEDAL: 92/100 - Los Angeles International W&S Competition 2011
  • GOLD MEDAL: AOC Crémant de Limoux - VINALIES INTERNATIONALES 2012
  • GOLD MEDAL: AOC Crémant de Limoux - VINALIES INTERNATIONALES 2011
  • GOLD MEDAL: AOC Crémant de Limoux - VINALIES INTERNATIONALES 2009
  • GOLD MEDAL: AOC Crémant de Limoux – VINALIES 2012
  • 2 GOLD MEDALS: AOC Crémant de Limoux - CONCOURS GENERAL AGRICOLE DE PARIS 2012.
  • 2 GOLD MEDALS: AOC Crémant de Limoux - CONCOURS GENERAL AGRICOLE DE PARIS 2011.
  • GOLD MEDAL: AOC Crémant de Limoux - CONCOURS GENERAL AGRICOLE DE PARIS 2010.
  • 2 GOLD MEDALS: AOC Crémant de Limoux - CONCOURS GENERAL AGRICOLE DE PARIS 2009.
  • 2 GOLD MEDALS: AOC Crémant de Limoux - CONCOURS GENERAL AGRICOLE DE PARIS 2008.
  • 90/100 – Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front, July 2012
  • Ranked 6/300 by STERN Magazine

    12.5% Alcohol Level
    Blend Grapes
    Muselet Seal
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