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crémant

(French kremɑ̃)
adj
(Brewing) (of a wine) moderately sparkling
[C21: French, literally: creaming]
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29, Aldi's, Philippe Michel Cremant du Jura Chardonnay Brut 2012 is a steal.
For an aperitif, have a sparkling Cremant de Bordeaux with passed canapes.
It used to be that special occasions, such as Christmas, always called for champagne, but you and your pocket will be pleased to learn that in recent years sales of prosecco and cava have risen, and both are set to make way for cremant, the name for French sparkling wine that isn't champagne.
A top quality cava such as Codorniu Gran Cremant Vintage 2012 Brut Cava, Spain (PS9.
He has identified a few sparkling roses that consumers seek out year-round, "a pinot noir cremant from Alsace and a malbec cremant.
At Cypress, good options for this are the Domaine de Martinolles Brut Rose Cremant de Limoux ($52) or Reserve de Lavernette Brut Nature "Granit" Beaujolais ($50).
Burgundy South Rully rouge 1er Cru Les Preaux, Rully blanc La Barre, Cremant de Bourgogne rouge, Mercurey rouge 1er Cru Clos des Montaigus, Mercurey rouge 1er Cru En Sazenay, Mercurey rouge, Mercurey blanc, Maranges rouge Le Bois de Clementine, Hautes Cotes de Beaune blanc.
For something softer, creamier and less lively Codorniu (who make this cava for Tesco) also have Gran Cremant Vintage Cava 2012 (Down to PS6.
If you like Cava or Prosecco then get that but you will find a cremant from France of more general appeal.
More oohs and aahs when I revealed it was Aldi Cremant de Loire, a perfect snip at PS6.
You're never going to get a complexity of tastes with prosecco, unlike a cava or a cremant.
The Society's Celebration Cremant de Loire Brut 2010 is crafted from equal amounts of chardonnay and chenin blanc with a splash of cabernet franc and pinot noir.