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Sparkling wine Crémant de Die AOC Brut "Cuvée Chambéran", Rhône, France

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Classical method - second fermentation in bottle
Registration number: #UJVR-L6022151

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Last reviewed: 26 February, 2021

Appellation in the middle section of the Rhône wine-growing region. It was created in 1993 by reorganising the congruent AOC area Clairette de Die. The former AOC wine Clairette de Die Mousseux was renamed Crémant de Die. The vineyards in 31 communes are located next to the eponymous town of Die on the Drôme tributary east of the Rhône. The sparkling wine, produced according to the Champagne method, is mainly blended from the Clairette Blanche variety, as well as portions of the two varieties Aligoté and Muscat Blanc. However, up to a maximum of 10% of the mutation...

The Rhône, over 800 kilometres long, is one of the most important wine rivers in the world. Like all bodies of water, it has a positive effect on viticulture or creates the conditions for it by forming valley slopes, some of which are very steep. The river rises at the Furka Pass as a glacial stream in the Swiss Alps of Uri, flows through the canton of Valais and Lake Geneva under the name Rotten, crosses the French border, turns south from Lyon and flows into the Mediterranean south of Arles-sur-Rhône. In the 6th century BC, the Greeks founded the Rhône. The Greeks founded the city of Marseille (Massilia) at the mouth of the Rhône in the 6th...

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

The white grape variety originates from France. The name means "bright white" or "shiny" and probably refers to the white hairs on the underside of the leaves. Synonyms are Blanc Laffite, Blanquette, Blanquett de Limoux, Clairet, Clairette Blanche, Clairette de Limoux, Clairette Pouchudo, Clarette Pounchudo, Clairette Verte, Clarette, Fehér Clairette, Gaillard Blanc, Kleret, Klaret Belyi, Muscade, Oeillade Blanche, Osianka, Osyanka, Petit Blanc, Petit Kleret, Pignola Bianca, Uva Gijona, Vivsianka, Vivsyanca and Vivsyanka. It must not be confused with the Bourboulenc (Clairette à Grains Ronds), Picardan or Piquepoul Bl anc...

The white grape variety originates from France. Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Aligotte, Alligotay, Alligoté, Alligotet, Beaunié, Beaunois, Chaudenet Gras, Giboudot, Giboudot Blanc, Giboulot, Giboulot Blanc, Griset Blanc, Plant de Trois, Plant Gris, Troyen Blanc, Vert Blanc (France); Mukhranuli (Georgia); Carcairone Blanc (Italy); Aligote Bijeli (ex. Yugoslavia); Mahranauli (Moldova). Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities, it must not be confused with the varieties Chardonnay (Beaunois), Melon de Bourgogne, Sacy (Aligoté...

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