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Tesco Finest 1531 Blanquette De Limoux 75Cl

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Tasting Notes

Complex aromas of peaches, green apples and toasted brioche. Fresh fruity flavour with fine persistant bubbles.

Region of OriginLanguedoc-Roussillon
Wine ColourWhite
Alcohol Units9
Current Vintage2011
ProducerLes Vignerons du Sieur d’Arques
Type of ClosureZORK SPK
Wine MakerGilles Tremeges
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl

Grape Variety

Mauzac, Chardonnay and Chenin

Vinification Details

Blanquette is predominantly made from the local grape variety Mauzac blended with Chardonnay and Chenin. The grapes are all hand harvested, only the first top quality pressing is used in this blend. The second fermentation takes place slowly in the bottle then the wine is aged for a minimum of 18 months producing a very aromatic wine.


In 1531, the Benedictine monks from the Abbey of Saint-Hilaire were producing a still wine made with Mauzac, the local grape variety, and discovered the 2nd fermentation in bottle and the Blanquette de Limoux, the oldest sparkling wine in the world, was born. Mauzac, the main grape variety of Blanquette is specific to the Limoux area, locally it is known as “Blanquette”, due to a fine white down which forms on its leaves. In the local dialect Langue d’Oc Blanquette means white.

Regional Information

The Limoux Vineyard, has a unique micro-climate, which covers 2000 hectares, its located in the South of France in the Pyrenean foothills 20 km from Carcassonne and its famous medieval castle. Extremely strict terroir based selection; state-of-the-art vinification techniques have made Limoux wines one of the most renowned AOC wines in the world.

Storage Type



Store: In a cool dark place. To enjoy this wine at its best drink within one year of purchase.

Storage Instructions

This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 1 year

Allergy Information

Contains: Sulphites

Other Information

Warnings: Sparkling wines are naturally hight pressured. When removing the wire and stoppers always point the bottle away from yourself and others. Do not store at high temperatures or shake the bottle before opening.


Horizontally in a cool, dark place. To enjoy this wine at its best drink

within one year of purchase. Once open drink within 2 hours.


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