As early as the late 19th century, sparkling wines were being made in Alsace by the traditional method.
Crémant d’Alsace usually comes from a harmonious blend of several varietals, each of which contributes to the subtle balance of the whole.
The sparkling Alsace wines, lively and delicate
They are produced by the traditional method used in Champagne and mainly from :
When the name of the varietal appears on the label, the Crémant d'Alsace is made exclusively from the varietal that is mentioned.
So the Crémant that is made from the Pinot Blanc will be called "Blanc de Blanc"; rarer is the "Blanc de Noirs" which is a white crémant made exclusively from Pinot Noir; varietal from which is also made the only Crémant Rosé d'Alsace.
The varieties from which the Crémant d'Alsace is made are very often harvested the first, at the very start of the vintage, when the grape is most finely-balanced and harmonious.
The Crémant d'Alsace owes its finess and originality to the unique personality of each of the Alsace grape varieties and to the ideal conditions enjoyed by the vineyards :
Crémant d’Alsace makes a refined apéritif and an ideal cocktail or reception drink but it can also accompany cold or warm starters with seafood, white meats, game and dessert...
Today the Crémant d’Alsace represents :
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