TERROIR : Clay-limestone soil, blending of plots located in the Haute-Vallée terroir.
GRAPE VARIETY : Chardonnay 100 %
VINIFICATION : In French oak barrels for 10 months.
PRICE TTC FROM FRANCE : 12,20 € (DISTRIBUTION IN THE UK : HARVEY & SON, JOHN ARKELL, CAVES DE PYRENE, THE MIXED CASE, THE VINTNER, NORMANOR)
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 and Crémant de Limoux, as well as still white and red Limoux wines, recognized as AOCs since 1991 and 1992, respectively.