NV Cattin Sauvage Cremant d'Alsace Brut
NV Cattin Sauvage Cremant d'Alsace Brut
Alsace, France
Notes of:
Peach
Pear
Bread
Pairs with:
Sushi
Celebrations

Earthy, Crisp

80% Pinot Blanc, 20% Chardonnay

Organic, Vegan

$45.00

  • NV Cattin Sauvage Cremant d'Alsace Brut

    Alsace, France

    Delicate aromas of fresh peach and ripened pear lead into flavors of toasted nuts and fresh-baked brioche. Creamy bubbles are balanced by a dry, refreshing finish.

    Pairs perfectly with sushi, seafood, or a celebratory brunch.

    Alcohol: 12%

    Residual Sugar: 8 g/L

    Not available in the state you are shipping to.
  • the journey

    The Cattin family has been making wine in the same village in France since 1720. To this day, the winery is family-owned and operated, with over 170 acres of organic, dry-farmed vineyard. Jacques and his son, Jacques Jr. are 11th and 12th generation winemakers, respectively!

    The soil in AOC Crémant d’Alsace – a winemaking sub-region in Alsace, France - is rich in clay and limestone. The clay helps the soil to stay cool and retain water. Since irrigation is prohibited in winemaking in this region, the water-retaining clay soil is essential to grape growing. In addition, limestone contains important nutrients that help the grapes grow better and sweeter, naturally.

    For this wine, grapes were hand-picked from 15-year-old vines, then placed in a pneumatic press. The juice fermented on native yeast for almost 2 months in a temperature-controlled, stainless steel tank. Then it aged on the lees for nearly 2 months, prior to bottling for secondary fermentation. This sparkling wine is made using the traditional method – it spends nine months in the bottle during the secondary fermentation process!

    Did You Know? “Crémant” is a French term for sparkling wines made using the traditional method. In this process, yeast is added to the bottle after the initial fermentation for a secondary fermentation to take place. This process is what creates the bubbles in the wine!

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