wine made the same way as Champagne with Pinot Blanc, Pinot
Gris, Pinot Noir, Riesling or Chardonnay.
can also be found in Burgundy, Loire Valley and Bordeaux
among others. A popular one is the Crémant
from Limoux in Roussillon. But the most popular Crémant
is the sparkling wine from Alsace.
use almost the same traditional way as in Champagne.
Wine goes through the fermentation process twice.
During the second fermentation, while the wine is
already in its bottle, wine makers add sugar and
yeast. They produce carbon dioxide making the liquid
sparkling forming bubbles while sugar transforms
is typically a sparkling white wine, delicate and
light. It is recommended to drink it young as an
aperitif or as a dessert wine.
is better served cold at 7°C (45°F).
from Alsace is inexpensive and is actually an affordable
alternative to Champagne.
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