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Sparkling wine 2016 Saumur AOC Extra Brut "Zéro", Loire, France

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 17.95 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: wood and stainless steel
Registration number: #BL-L19311-02

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (89 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 10 June, 2020
Editor note: A scent reminiscent of Provence herbs with quite fine aromas of pome fruit, moderate yeast tones and light mineral notes. Clear, cool, tangy, finely juicy fruit, vegetable, yeasty and a little almond tones, good persistence, has grip, light minerality in the background, very good, handy, tangy-juicy and mineral finish with yeast aromas and grip

The appellation for red, rosé and white wines is named after the town of the same name on the lower Loire in the western part of France in the Département Maine-et-Loire. It is located between the appellations Anjou (with very similar wines) and Touraine. Saumur is the sparkling wine production centre on the Loire and after Champagne the largest sparkling wine producing area in France. Saumur is also a leader in the production and processing of mushrooms and plays an important role in horticulture. Around 40% of the rose bushes produced in France come from this region. Overlooking the town on a hill, a tuff castle, built in...

Appellation for red, rosé and white wines in the French Loire wine region. The former VDQS division, which was created in 2002 from the Orléanais area, was classified in 2006. The vineyards cover 80 hectares of vineyards in 13 communes in the Loiret department. The rosé and red wines are made from the Auvernat(Pinot Noir) and Pinot Meunier varieties, while the white wines are mainly made from Auvernat Blanc(Chardonnay). There are also Coteaux du Giennois and Orléans-Cléry.

France is a relatively young wine-growing country compared to Greece and Italy. The first vines were brought in the 6th century BC by the Greeks, who founded Massalia (lat. Massillia = Marseille) in the southwest on the Mediterranean coast. At this time, the land that was later called Gaul by the Romans was inhabited by the Celts. A brisk trade developed and the Greeks covered the demand. When they immigrated to the Po Valley in the 5th century, they got to know Italian wine and began to import it. The later French consumed wine for a long time before they started to cultivate it themselves on a large scale. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar...

The white grape variety originates from France. There are 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and widespread use. The main ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Anjou, Blanc d'Anjou, Blanc d'Aunis, Blanc Emery, Bon Blanc, Capbreton Blanc, Chenin Bijeli, Confort, Cugnette, Cruchinet, Franc Blanc, Gamay Blanc, Gros Chenin, Gros Pineau, Gros Pineau de Vouvray, Pineau Blanc, Pineau d'Anjou, Pineau de Briollay, Pineu de la Loire, Pineau de Savennières, Pineau de Vouvray, Pineau Vert, Pinot de la Loire, Pinot Gros de Vouvray, Plant d'Anjou, Plant de Breze, Que Fort, Rajoulain, Ronchalin, Rouchalin, Rouchelin, Rouchelein, Rougelin, Rouxalin, Verdurant...

The white grape variety originates from France. There are around 120 synonyms, which indicate the vine's great age and worldwide distribution in almost all wine-growing countries. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pinot Blanc...

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