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Charles Bove, France

Charles Bove Methode Traditionnelle Brut, Loire, France

Charles Bove Methode Traditionnelle Brut, Loire, France

Step into the elegant tradition of the Loire Valley with the Charles Bove Methode Traditionnelle Brut. This sparkling wine captures the essence of the region's rich heritage and the meticulous craftsmanship of Charles Bove, offering a delightful blend of Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay that reflects the unique terroir of the Loire Valley.

Product Details:

  • Region: Vouvray (majority), Loire Valley, France
  • Terroir: Chalky limestone soil of the central Loire Valley, sourced from vineyards in the Touraine appellation
  • Grape Varieties: Predominantly Chenin Blanc with a touch of Chardonnay for added richness
  • Vinification: Traditional method; fermented and matured on lathes for over 18 months
  • Alcohol Content: Not specified
  • Bottles Produced: 2,500 cases

Sensory Description: This sparkling wine beautifully showcases the characteristics of Chenin Blanc. It offers a medium-dry profile with enticing flavors of almond and pear, complemented by a refreshing minerality. Each sip is a testament to the wine's elegant complexity and refined finish.

Winemaker's Background: Charles Bove, established in the 19th century in Montrichard, Loire Valley, operates from a historic rock quarry transformed into extensive underground cellars. These cellars, with their consistent temperature of 53°F and ideal humidity, provide perfect conditions for aging wines. The company focuses on crafting exquisite sparkling wines, blending grape musts and juices sourced directly from nearby domains. The meticulous aging process in the chalk caves ensures a consistent quality, making Charles Bove a trusted name in sparkling wines.

Serving Suggestions: Enjoy this elegant sparkling wine chilled to 45-50°F. It is perfect for celebrations, pairing beautifully with a variety of appetizers, seafood dishes, and light desserts. Its balanced sweetness and minerality make it a versatile choice for both casual and formal occasions.

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