Origin of Louis Vallon Crémant de Bordeaux White Dry

This effervescent wine is elaborated according to very strict rules, using the Semillon and Cabernet Franc grape variety.

According to the legend, a young english soldier was looked after by a french priest during the Hundred Years War. This priest made him discover a sparkling wine made by himself. He described his vineyard saying that by the moonlight, the ‘Vallon Luit’ (the valley gleams). The soldier came back to England talking about this ‘Luit Vallon’ which became ‘Louis Vallon’.

 

Grape varieties

Blend: Sémillon, Cabernet Franc

Vinification

Grape harvest is manually-operated and grapes are carried out to the pneumatic press using small openwork grape box. Each stage is aimed at limiting the grape oxidation so that flavors remain pure.

Different development stages follow the Traditional method : pressing, first fermentation, second fermentation in the bottle, maturing, riddling, disgorging and titration.

 

Tasting notes

This wine is gently sparkling and its gold robe is lightened by shades of green. The nose is subtle and brings up white flower notes. The palate is supple, round, with an almond flavored finish.

 

Pairing food and wine

This wine will charm the palates as an aperitif as for dessert.

Louis Vallon Crémant de Bordeaux White Dry 2014

Gold Medal

Concours Agricole de Paris

Louis Vallon Crémant de Bordeaux White Dry 2014

Gold Medal

Concours Agricole de Paris

Louis Vallon Crémant de Bordeaux White Dry 2013

Gold Medal

Concours des Crémants

Louis Vallon Crémant de Bordeaux White Dry 2013

Gold Medal

Concours Agricole de Paris

Louis Vallon White Dry
1 star
Guide Hachette des vins 2018

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