Winery Tasting Notes: Delicate mousse and vividly bright, aromatic and savory fruit: green apples, citrus zest, white flowers and toast for the Cremant Blanc. Their long and complex finishes resonate of their Alpine origins in the vineyards of Jongieux.
Blend: 60% Jacquere, 20% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir
Alcohol Level: 12%
Winemaker: Olivier Carrel
Maturity: Drink now – 2024
Pairings: Sea bass with lemon-verbena crema, oysters
Fun Facts: Domaine Eugène Carrel is located in the village of Jongieux, in the northern part of the Savoie region, at the beginning of the French Alps. Winemaker Olivier Carrel represents the third generation at the estate. They cultivate all of the traditional varieties of the region, namely Jacquere (sold as Vin de Savoie Jongieux Blanc), Altesse, Gamay and the unique red Mondeuse. Domaine Carrel’s clients include virtually every local restaurant from bistros to top Savoie gastronomic destinations.
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