Some other French bubblies

Domaine J. Laurens, Cremant de Limoux, Blanc de Blancs, Brut ,Tête de Cuvée, Méthode Traditionnelle nv There is candied fruit in the nose and a little sense of biscuits. The mouth is a bit hollow, low in concentration and not very acidic. Yet this has proved a good alternative for cheap French bubbly.

Prod in La Digne D’Aval, 12% $11.49 at Bottle Barn J. Laurens

Champalou, Vouvray, Brut nv The smell is of green apples and flowers. The mouth is fresh and clean, albeit a little short. The grapes in this neck of woods are Chenin Blanc. Elabore a la propriete a Vourvray 12% $19.99 at Bottle Barn Champalou

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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