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CUVÉE THOMAS JEFFERSON BRUT CRÉMANT DE LIMOUX 2016 Traditional method, AC, Languedoc, France
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer GÉRARD BERTRAND
Bright medium straw colour. Slightly spicy, apple-grapefruit nose. Fairly dry, medium bodied, slightly spicy, ripe apple-lemon puree flavours with a lingering, crisp, effervescent finish. Has 12.5% alcohol and 8 g/L residual sugar with lot number L8086 on the capsule. Made in the Traditional method, this Languedoc sparkler offers decent value. Last appeared in Vintages (**/**+) on November 25, 2017 at $19.95 and was an Explorer Selection. CSPC 438838
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Fam Win
Country France
Region Languedoc
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Dry, Spicy, Apple-Lemon
LCBO Note Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
Some say Limoux is the area where sparkling wine originated when, in 1531, the monks of Saint Hilaire made the first wine with bubbles. Thomas Jefferson was reportedly Limoux's greatest admirer, and its fizzes were fixtures in his personal wine cellar. This wine offers exceptional value for bubbly made in the traditional method. Look for crisp orchard fruit and notions of honey on toast, and sip with battered fish and parsnip chips. Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 15, 2018
Cases bought 499 (6 bottles per case)

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