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Montfort is a stunning estate located on the limestone plateau above the Loire River in the Touraine region. This historic property owns about 75 acres of premium quality land throughout the Vouvray AOC and Touraine AOC. The estate is somewhat unique in that most of its vines are located surrounding the winemaking acility in one large parcel. Average vine age is over 50 years, limiting yields and providing great concentration and depth in the wine.
Region: Loire Valley
Appellation: Crémant de Loire
80% Chenin Blanc, 20% Chardonnay
Montfort Cremant de Loire Brut is produced accordingly to the traditional method. Chenin and Chardonnay are pressed and fermented together in thermoregulated tanks during 3 weeks at a low temperature. After the second fermentation, the wine will age at least 12 months on lees.
The minerality of Chenin and the finesse of Chardonnay offers a complex nose with accents of quince, apples, brioche and roasted notes.
The palate is refreshing, light and mineral, with a white floral finish.
Residual sugar: 10g/L