'B' de Bonhoste, Crémant de Bordeaux Blanc NV

‘B’ de Bonhoste, Crémant de Bordeaux Blanc NV

Technical Information

Region – Bordeaux

Soil – clay

Grape varieties: – 80% Semillon, 20% Ugni Blanc

Harvest & Vinification – After harvesting by hand, the grapes are pressed in order to extract the juice. The juice is then returned to stainless steel vats where the alcoholic fermentation takes place. In order to extract maximum aromas, the temperature is maintained between 15 and 16 ° C throughout the alcoholic fermentation. This alcoholic fermentation lasts an average of 15 days.

The second fermentation takes place in bottle according to the Champagne ‘Methode traditionelle’.

Aging – In bottle on its lees

Vegan – Yes

Other – This fine example of Crémant de Bordeaux is on the wine list in Bordeaux at Brasserie Le Bordeaux by Gordon Ramsey.

Tasting notes

Pretty gold dress, releasing bubbles and a very fine foam. The nose is elegant and delicate, with aromas of dried fruits (hazel nut, almond), exotic fruits (mango, pineapple), and mineral notes of flint. The palate, fresh and lively, with mineral and fruity notes. (Sylvaine Fournier)

Food pairing

Cheeses, shrimp tempura, ham tapas, cooked foie gras, oysters, smoked salmon