Toques et Clochers édition limitée 2013 - Crémant de Limoux Brut

Toques & Clochers Edition Limitée is a Crémant de Limoux made in collaboration with Denis Dubourdieu and Valérie Lavigne.
Its production involves the selection of parcels and blending over a period of 12 years, as well as maturing on laths for 36 months. The cooperative is extremely proud of this wine’s finesse and complexity.

  • TERROIR : Clay-limestone soil on different plots from the 4 terroirs constituting the Limoux appellation.
  • GRAPE VARIETY : Chardonnay 70 %, Chenin 20 %, Mauzac 10 %.
  • VITICULTURE : Vines over 20 years with vigorous root system. Manual harvesting. Yield of 50 hl / ha.
  • VINIFICATION : After pressing, the best juice is selected to make this wine. It is blended by the wellknown French wine making consultant Denis Dubourdieu. Following a 36-months maturing period, it is disgorged at its peak.
  • PRICE TTC FROM FRANCE : 15,00 € (DISTRIBUTION IN THE UK : HARVEY & SON, JOHN ARKELL, CAVES DE PYRENE, THE MIXED CASE, THE VINTNER, NORMANOR)
  • TASTING NOTES : Strong luminous golden color, with fine and light bubbles.
    Intense aromas, exhaling honey and fresh fruit – citrus, white peach, nectarine, and apple-quince jam – as well as nuts (almond), white pepper and aniseed.
    Palate: direct and chiseled, straightforward with plenty of freshness. Lengthy citrus aromas.
  • FOOD PAIRING : aperitif, sea scallops, grilled sole with lemon, lemon tart or citrus fruit salad.

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Sieur d’Arques

Founded in 1946, the cooperative winery of the growers of Limoux became Vignerons de Sieur d’Arques in 1998. It is the leading operator of the appellations from this area (59% of the total market and 62% of sparkling wine sales). This company produces Blanquette de Limoux, but also Crémant de Limoux, as well as still white and red Limoux wines, recognized as AOCs since 1991 and 1992, respectively.

Tél. 33 (0)4 68 74 63 00 – www.sieurdarques.com