Duc de Breux Blanc de Blancs
£15.99

Producer             

Duc       de          Breux    is            made    by          the        company              founded             by          Jean-Eugène      Charmat,            who              in           1907      invented             the        sparkling            wine              production         method that       bears    his         name.   Breux              is            a            village   in           northeast           France, and              its          medieval            duke     was       one       of              Charmat’s          favourite            historical            characters.

Vineyard             

The       grapes  are        sourced predominantly  from     the              Charentes          area      to           the        north    of              Bordeaux.

Winery

This       wine      was       produced           using     the        Charmat              method:             base      wine      was       produced           with              conventional     fermentation,   and       then      transferred              to           pressure             tanks     along    with      sugar    and              yeast.    This       triggered            the        second fermentation,              and       because              the        tanks     were     sealed, the              resulting             carbon  dioxide was       trapped in           the              wine.    Once     the        correct  degree  of           ‘fizz’      is              reached,             the        wine      is            chilled   to           halt              the        fermentation,   then      filtered and       bottled under              pressure             to           retain    the        bubbles.

Taste    

Light     and       delicate,             with      floral     and       fruity     notes              to           the        fore;      fine       bubbles and       a            rounded              mouthfeel          are        complemented by          a            crisp,              dry        finish.

Producer             

Duc       de          Breux    is            made    by          the        company              founded             by          Jean-Eugène      Charmat,            who              in           1907      invented             the        sparkling            wine              production         method that       bears    his         name.   Breux              is            a            village   in           northeast           France, and              its          medieval            duke     was       one       of              Charmat’s          favourite            historical            characters.

Vineyard             

The       grapes  are        sourced predominantly  from     the              Charentes          area      to           the        north    of              Bordeaux.

Winery

This       wine      was       produced           using     the        Charmat              method:             base      wine      was       produced           with              conventional     fermentation,   and       then      transferred              to           pressure             tanks     along    with      sugar    and              yeast.    This       triggered            the        second fermentation,              and       because              the        tanks     were     sealed, the              resulting             carbon  dioxide was       trapped in           the              wine.    Once     the        correct  degree  of           ‘fizz’      is              reached,             the        wine      is            chilled   to           halt              the        fermentation,   then      filtered and       bottled under              pressure             to           retain    the        bubbles.

Taste    

Light     and       delicate,             with      floral     and       fruity     notes              to           the        fore;      fine       bubbles and       a            rounded              mouthfeel          are        complemented by          a            crisp,              dry        finish.

Producer             

Duc       de          Breux    is            made    by          the        company              founded             by          Jean-Eugène      Charmat,            who              in           1907      invented             the        sparkling            wine              production         method that       bears    his         name.   Breux              is            a            village   in           northeast           France, and              its          medieval            duke     was       one       of              Charmat’s          favourite            historical            characters.

Vineyard             

The       grapes  are        sourced predominantly  from     the              Charentes          area      to           the        north    of              Bordeaux.

Winery

This       wine      was       produced           using     the        Charmat              method:             base      wine      was       produced           with              conventional     fermentation,   and       then      transferred              to           pressure             tanks     along    with      sugar    and              yeast.    This       triggered            the        second fermentation,              and       because              the        tanks     were     sealed, the              resulting             carbon  dioxide was       trapped in           the              wine.    Once     the        correct  degree  of           ‘fizz’      is              reached,             the        wine      is            chilled   to           halt              the        fermentation,   then      filtered and       bottled under              pressure             to           retain    the        bubbles.

Taste    

Light     and       delicate,             with      floral     and       fruity     notes              to           the        fore;      fine       bubbles and       a            rounded              mouthfeel          are        complemented by          a            crisp,              dry        finish.