Definition of crémant in English:

crémant

noun

mass noun
  • A French sparkling wine made by the méthode champenoise.

    ‘in Alsace itself, tradition dictates that Muscat or crémant is served as an aperitif wine’
    • ‘A sparkling Vouvray crémant is also made from the wines with lower alcohol.’
    • ‘In Alsace itself, tradition dictates that Muscat or crémant is served as an aperitif wine.’
    • ‘Since this is obviously a fun place, start with a kir made with two Burgundian classics - sparkling crémant and rich cassis.’
    • ‘In Burgundy, producers offer cremant de Bourgogne, which can be very high quality stuff not often seen in this country.’
    • ‘Champagne sales dropped by 9 per cent overall last year, while cremant in Burgundy was up 6 per cent and in Alsace the biggest producer by eight per cent despite the global downturn.’
    • ‘A California sparkling wine would be a better choice than the crémant, even though the price would be hard to beat.’
    • ‘What gasps there must have been in the space-age bars and galleries, where they sit sipping their cremant d' Alsace.’
    • ‘Nonvintage brut cremants d'Alsace from Lucien Albrecht (established 1425) are stylish substitutes for French Champagne, whose prices keep rising.’
    • ‘In the mid 1990s there were just over 100 producers of Crémant de Bourgogne.’
    • ‘And its not just in France that cremant is selling well, producers are starting to sell the fizzy wine in Britain too.’
    • ‘If you are watching your pennies then Blason de Bourgogne's Crémant de Bourgogne is an informed choice’

Origin

French, ‘sparkling wine’.

Pronunciation

crémant

/ˈkrɛmɒ̃/