Built in the 16th century, Château de Brissac is one of the Loire's most picturesque castles. Located in the heart of the Anjou vineyard - nicknamed the "Giant of the Loire Valley" - the castle is indeed the highest of France. Family-owned since the 16th century, the estate owns 26 hectares of vineyards.
The Anjou region benefits the moderate influence of the Atlantic ocean. The vines grow in the dark schist soils of Anjou called "Anjou Noir".
Handpicked grapes started their first fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Then, a second fermentation occurred in bottles. The wine is aged for at least 12 months on racks. This is a great value traditional-method dry sparkling wine.
Grape: 95% Chenin Blanc, 5% Chardonnay
Tasting Notes: It displays elegant ripe peach and apple notes with hints of white flowers and a touch of brioche. Finishes with crisp, citrus acidity.
Food Match: Ideal as an aperitif,with oysters or even pudding such as a peach pavlova or a crème brulée.
Farming Practices: Contains Sulfites