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Antech

Antech
2018 Emotion Brut Sparkling Rosé, Crémant de Limoux AOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Other French Sparkling Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$19.99
Best Buy

Antech
2018 Emotion Brut Sparkling Rosé, Crémant de Limoux AOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Other French Sparkling Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12%
Steely amber color. Aromas and flavors of honey-roasted nuts, sliced strawberries, pickled watermelon, lemon pound cake with creme fraiche, thyme, and tarragon with a satiny, vibrant, finely carbonated, dryish light-to-medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-long finish displaying accents of yuzu custard with a suggestion of oak flavor. A fresh, friendly and mouthwatering Cremant de Limoux for any warm weather celebration.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Old World
Aroma Aroma: honey-roasted nuts, sliced strawberries, pickled watermelon, lemon pound cake with creme fraiche, thyme, and tarragon
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of yuzu custard
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fresh, friendly and mouthwatering Cremant de Limoux for any warm weather celebration.

The Importer

Elixir Wine Group

The Importer
11 NW Lava Rd.
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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