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Château Rives-Blanques

Sparkling wine 2015 Blanquette de Limoux AOC Brut, Languedoc, France

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Classical method - second fermentation in bottle
Variety: Mauzac 100%.
Registration number : #CRB-L16/054/16/340

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 5 May, 2017

The appellation for sparkling wines is located in the Département Aude in the west of the French wine-growing region Languedoc and is identical with the Limoux area. It was already classified as AOC in 1938 and belongs to the second quality category "Grands Vins du Languedoc". In a document dating from 1531, it is reported that a sparkling wine was produced here long before champagne by the Benedictine monks of Saint-Hilaire Abbey. These monks, by the way, already used cork made of oak bark. The sparkling wine is produced from at least 90% blanquette(Mauzac Blanc), as well as...

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