Francois Montand Brut Sparkling Wine
Grapes varieties: A complex blend of various white grapes, mainly Colombard, Ugny blanc & Chardonnay. 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: Pale gold with a hint of green and fine bubbles. Bouquet: Intense aroma of white flowers and citrus fruit. Palate: Creamy and smooth, with lingering aromas, freshly baked bread, golden delicious apples and Meyer lemons - harmonious. Wine & Dine: Great way to start any meal, and it's a fine accompaniment for ceviche, salads, white fish in white sauce or simply for dessert. Serving temperature: 43 to 46°F. Cellar life: 2 to 3 years.