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Antech Grande Réserve Brut Blanquette De Limoux 2012 Wine Review

Antech Grande Réserve Brut Blanquette De Limoux 2012

Antech Grande Réserve Brut Blanquette De Limoux 2012

Midi A.C., France

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine

Winery: Antech

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Produced by Georges & Roger Antech, this smoky, toasty, robust bubbly offers baked bread and some apple notes. Very refreshing and crisp sparkling wine. Great price. Finishes with a lime citrus lift. Pair with fresh seafood or shellfish.

Blanquette De Limoux food pairings: pulled pork sammies, grilled meats in a black bean sauce, beef and root vegetable stew.

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This Antech Grande Réserve Brut Blanquette De Limoux 2012 was reviewed on January 10, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A lovely sparkling white wine from the Languedoc-Rousillon region of France. The word "blanquette" is the Occitan word for white Mauzac grapes of the region used in the Cremant production wines of Limoux. Limoux has been producing sparkling wine since the 16th century - before Champagne, Prosecco or Cava were born.
Delicate persistent mousse, toast, biscuit, citrus, apple, herbs de Provence. Palate cleansing acidity. Nice long citrus and biscuit finish. Great price! Toast at your next celebration or enjoy as an aperitif, with shellfish or spicy dishes.
Tasted: January 2015
It's rare for this southern French sparkling wine to be made in a single vintage style. Take advantage of this opportunity. Finishes with great finesse and freshness. - Community Wine Reviews

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