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A full Crémant Rosé from the house of Sieur d'Arques with a range of bright fruits on the nose to red berries on the palate, a wonderful structure set in a noble appearance of full-creamy perlage. The Crémant Rosé Brut Grande Cuvée 1531 appears in a radiant salmon tone in the glass. Lively and fresh, it meets the nose elegantly scented with white flowers, peaches and bright fruits. Subtle hints of sweet cherries can also be detected.
Well structured and full, it shows on the palate. Here, this Crémant de Limoux unfolds aromas of red fruits such as strawberries, red currant and cherry, which come from the Pinot Noir. Its unforgettable vivacity is reflected in its delicate mousseux that is long-lasting with a fine acidity that characterizes the finish. All around, a wonderful sparkling wine whose charm is revealed in its fullness and structure as a balanced character.
Vinification of the Grande Cuvée 1531 Brut Rosé
The Sieur d'Arques winegrowers' cooperative enjoys a far-reaching reputation. As one of the most important wine producers in the Limoux region, it has been creating the two outstanding Grande Cuvées 1531 Brut and Grande Cuvée 1531 Rosé Brut since 1990. Four Mediterranean terroirs of different merits and climatic conditions offer a rich repertoire for winemaking virtuosity and ensuring the quality of each wine. This shows is inscribed in the two Crémants of the 1531 line.
The name 1531 refers to the discovery of sparkling wine fermentation by monks of the Abtai St. Hilaire near Limoux in 1531. The Sieur d'Arques cooperative, founded in 1946, employs top oenologists who additionally guarantee outstanding products. For the Grande Cuvée 1531 Crémant Rosé Brut de Limoux, the red Pinot Noir is used in addition to the Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc grape varieties.
The very short maceration time, after pressing, creates the rosé tone of the must. The first fermentation is followed by bottle fermentation, also known as Méthode traditionelle. The sparkling wine is left on the lees for 12 months before the deposit is extracted.
Food recommendation for Grande Cuvée Rosé 1531
Enjoy it at a temperature of 7 or 8 °C as an aperitif, as a companion for sunny evenings, on festive occasions or complementing creamy desserts, fruit tarts, subtly spiced seafood and white chocolate.
Awards for the Aimery Grande Cuvée 1531 Rosé Crémant Brut by Sieur d'Arques
- Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2021: Gold
- Mundus Vini: Silver (in 2018)
- Concours Général Agricole Paris: Gold (in 2018)
- Vinalies Internationales: Gold (in 2017)
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