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Francois Montand Rose Sparkling WineFrancois Montand Rose Sparkling Wine
Size: 750ml.

Grapes varieties: Black Grenache and Cinsault.

Geography: The vineyard enlarges upon the Jura department, on 80 kilometres long and 7 kilometres wide at an average altitude of 300 meters; from Champagne-sur-Loue to Saint-Jean-d'Etreux between the plain of Bressane and the foothills of the Jurassian plateau. It is located in the west facing slopes of the Jura Mountain oriented to Southwest. We call this region the "Revermont" or "Bon-Pays". Additional vineyard sources outside the Jura. Soil: The soils are thin and constituted of limestone boulders coated with brown clays or clay with cherts from the dissolution of limestone. The vineyard's subsoil mainly consists of marl (iridescent red marlsand green from the Trias, gray marl of Lias).

Vinification:Really well made in the classic Champagne Method. Aged horizontally at least for 9 months.

Colour: Salmon pink with a purple tinge.

Bouquet: Intense and fine, evoking dried cherries and raspberries.

Palate: Crisp and dry, with a lot of great bubbles, round on the palate. The wine finishes clean with a pleasant, sharpness and aromas of red berries.

Wine & Dine:Serve the François Montand Brut Rosé as an aperitif, with a truffle risotto, risotto ai funghi or as a dessert wine.

Serving temperature: 43 to 46°F.

Cellar life: 2 years.