One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A French sparkling wine made by the méthode champenoise.‘in Alsace itself, tradition dictates that Muscat or crémant is served as an aperitif wine’
- ‘In Burgundy, producers offer cremant de Bourgogne, which can be very high quality stuff not often seen in this country.’
- ‘If you are watching your pennies then Blason de Bourgogne's Crémant de Bourgogne is an informed choice’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Since this is obviously a fun place, start with a kir made with two Burgundian classics - sparkling crémant and rich cassis.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘In Alsace itself, tradition dictates that Muscat or crémant is served as an aperitif wine.’
- ‘Nonvintage brut cremants d'Alsace from Lucien Albrecht (established 1425) are stylish substitutes for French Champagne, whose prices keep rising.’
- ‘And its not just in France that cremant is selling well, producers are starting to sell the fizzy wine in Britain too.’
- ‘A sparkling Vouvray crémant is also made from the wines with lower alcohol.’
- ‘In the mid 1990s there were just over 100 producers of Crémant de Bourgogne.’
French, ‘sparkling wine’.
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