Blanquette de Limoux

A dry, sparkling wine made mainly from the local Mauzac grape variety, it has aromas of green apple and citrus with some cut grass and hints of cider. Mauzac 90%, Chardonnay 5%, Chenin Blanc 5% The estate, that is now run by his 3 great grandsons, was originated by Albert Doulet, born 1895 in nearby Carcassonne. Their Blanquette (a synonym for Mauzac) is a classic blend of the 3 permitted varities with Mauzac making up a minimum 90% of the blend. As with many regions in France, here lies claim to the first ever sparkling wine (by the monks of the Saint-Hilaire abbey in 1531).

Product Number: 24
Wine Producer: Albert Doulet
Vintage: NV
Region / Appellation: Limoux
Country: France
Wine Colour: White
Wine Style: Sparkling
RRP Bottle Price (£): 15.99
Is this wine new to the UK?: Yes