Full Review

Antech

Antech
NV Tradition Brut, Limoux

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Turkey

Category: Other French Sparkling Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12%
Sustainable Agriculture
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$14.99
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Antech
NV Tradition Brut, Limoux

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Turkey

Category: Other French Sparkling Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12%
Brilliant yellow straw color. Interesting aromas and flavors of beeswax, green almond, clementine, and melon with a round, finely carbonated, dry light body and a complex, medium-long finish with touches of wildflowers, apricot, preserved lemon, and green almond with fruit, fine tannins and no oak flavor. A round, well-balanced sparkler with bright acidity and an easy drinking appeal.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: beeswax, green almond, clementine, and melon
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with touches of wildflowers, apricot, preserved lemon, and green almond
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own
Recipes Pairing: Turkey Sandwich, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A round, well-balanced sparkler with bright acidity and an easy drinking appeal.

The Importer

Elixir Wine Group

The Importer
990 NW Brooks St. Ste.#3
Bend, OR 97703
USA
1 541-388-5330

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Other French Sparkling Wine

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Sparkling wine is a time-honored tradition in France. The most famous is Champagne, from the eponymous region in the northeast reaches of the country, but there are other excellent examples. These include sparking wines from Alsace, Burgundy and Loire; they are known as "cremant" or "mousseux" and are made in styles ranging from dry to medium sweet. They can be made in white or rosé styles, although there are a few red versions (Bourgogne Mousseux is the term for sparkling red Burgundy).

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