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Bouvet Ladubay

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Region: France / Loire Valley
Grapes: 90% Chenin Blanc, 10% Chardonnay (proportions in coupage may change slightly by vintage)

Bouvet Ladubay sources its fruit from more than 100 plots in the Loire Valley, obtaining the best quality at every harvest through its long-standing relationships with winegrowers. The limestone subsoil is ideal for the cultivation of Chenin Blanc, and the mild climate coupled with the excellent drainage of the clay creates the natural acidity needed to produce a balanced sparkling white wine. The grapes are pressed in the vineyards and the juice is delivered directly to the cellars. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel, then the finest wines from each lot are blended and the cuvée is bottled for the second fermentation, following the traditional method.

89 Points

Sommelier Journal

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Silver Medal

Decanter World Wine Awards

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tasting note

Pale straw in color with fine, pinpoint bubbles, the wine offers toast and fruit on the nose along with crisp citrus notes. Well-balanced acidity culminates in an elegant, persistent finish.

food pairing

This wine can be enjoyed with a wide range of seafood, white meat and dishes prepared with creamy sauces.

technical data

GRAPES: 90% Chenin Blanc, 10% Chardonnay (proportions in coupage may change slightly by vintage)
PH: 3.05
ACIDITY: 5 g/l
ABV: 12.5%
AGING: 12 months in stainless steel
DOSAGE: 12 g/l

points of distinction

  • A Loire Valley sparkling wine made with 90%+ Chenin Blanc, the Loire’s own grape
  • Chenin Blanc is uniquely suited to the wonderful limestone and clay soils of the Loire Valley
  • about the grape +
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“Arguably, the banks of the Loire--the Loire Valley itself--is a heavenly terroir to make our wines. We are very lucky.”

– Patrice Monmousseau, President

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