Navigation
Account
Cart 0 items for £0.00

No products in the basket.

Calmel & Joseph Cremant de Limoux Brut

‹Return to Previous Page
Description

Description

Calmel & Joseph Cremant de Limoux Brut

Calmel & Joseph Cremant de Limoux Brut has a lovely silky mousse, fine, tightly-packed bubbles. The wine displays tints of pale yellow. Nice green apple and citrus character on the nose, which is very fine, harmonious and enticing. Straightforward and elegant on the palate with delicate, vineyard peach-like fruity notes. This sparkling wine possesses serious, vinous qualities. Very suitable for aperitif drinking, it can also be a wonderful match with food. Nice length on the palate with a well-balanced finish.

Clay-limestone. The vines are planted to the west of Limoux at 200-300 metres, where the average rainfall is 800 mm/year. The climate is humid and temperate, with westerly winds and periods of warm weather. The grapes ripen later here than in the Mediterranean and Autun areas.

Vinification

Traditional method. The grapes are hand-harvested and transported to the winery in small crates, where they are pressed and processed in temperature-controlled tanks at 15°C, following standard white wine-making methods. Wines from several tanks are carefully blended together and cultured yeasts are added the result, which is then bottled. The secondary fermentation starts and bubbles of carbonic gas form within the bottle. After leaving the wine to rest on its lees for 15 months, the final stage consists of turning the bottle upside down so that the sediment sinks down into the neck, ready to be disgorged after freezing. As this operation entails the loss of a small amount of liquid, the bottle is topped up with still wine and “liqueur d’expédition” (a mixture of wine and sugar) before being sealed with a cork.

Jancis Robinson: 16.5 / 20 : Such round, lovely ripe-apple fruit, loose knit and a slight hint of cardamom.

https://www.calmel-joseph.com/en/

Calmel & Joseph Cremant de Limoux Brut – Hay Wines

Reviews (0)

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Calmel & Joseph Cremant de Limoux Brut”

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Returns & Delivery
Returns and Exchanges

All goods should be examined upon receipt, and any claim for loss or breakage notified by email or telephone to Hay Wines immediately. In the case of goods delivered by couriers, unless any claim is made within 24 hours, no compensation, refund or other credit will be available. In the case of damaged goods, Hay Wines reserves the right to collect these.

Ship your items back to us

If you wish to return your order due to an error on our behalf, we are happy to collect or get our courier to collect from the delivery address stated on the invoice, providing the parcel is securely packed in the same way as it was sent out. If you wish to return the parcel yourself please feel free to do so. Once the parcel has returned to us we will refund you the full amount. Please note that refunds may take up to 7 working days to appear in your account.

For more information, view our full Terms and Conditions information.

Related Products

1701 Franciacorta Brut Nature DOCG

The Franciacorta Brut is a blend of Chardonnay 85% and Pinot Nero 15%. Its full palate is balanced by marked acidity. Mineral hints softened by fresh fruits and a lingering flavour of red apple..
£28.99 Add to basket

1231 Vintage Brut 2017

Exclusively handcrafted for Hay Wines by the Padroggi family in Oltrepo Pavese, Northern Italy. Made 100% from organic Pinot Noir grapes, and aged at least 30 months on the lees. This sparkling wine shows a complex and elegant nose dominated by enticing notes of dried fruit, bread crust and toasted almond. Good structure, with a beautiful creamy texture intensified by fine lingering bubbles. Dry finish with remarkable length. Spicy notes of white pepper are combined with rich fruitiness of ripe pear. The perfect celebration wine! This wine is named in honour of the foundation of St Katherine’s Hospital, one of Ledbury’s oldest buildings, in 1231 by bishop Hugh Foliot.
£19.99 Add to basket

Pol Roger Brut

Pol Roger Brut Reserve is synonymous with classic, brilliant Champagne. The Champagne has its devout disciples within the trade - almost a trade secret! When you get to taste it you will understand why the trade want to keep it for themselves. The small, classic bubbles, perfumed spice, vanilla and coffee leading to a fruit filled bundle of vibrant tastes finishing with elegant spices and a hint of butter. On the nose, white flowers, green apple, brioche and a trace of minerality dominate the champagne. On the palate there are notes of stone fruits, certain nuttiness and a hint of honey supporting the freshness of the acidity. UK stock receives an additional 6 months post-disgorgement ageing so it is ready to drink upon release but cellaring for a few years will reveal greater depths. The aperitif champagne par excellence but one, which has sufficient backbone to be drunk with a variety of foods.
£40.99 Add to basket

Bastia Vino Frizzante Colfondo Capo degli Onesti 2019

Straw yellow in colour with the delicate delicate perlage typical of Frizzante wines. This wine is a jump into the history of Prosecco, when locals used to call it in the local dialect "el vin col fondo” - "the wine with sediment". This is in fact a traditional Colfondo Frizzante wine, with in-bottle fermentation and storage on the yeast lees. Without filtering or clarification, this wine takes on unique and unmistakable features, and its complexity is overwhelming and fascinating. If shaken, it can be quite hazy and cloudy; the smell is characterised by yeasty notes, crust of bread and yellow ripe fruit; the taste is bone-dry and pleasantly sapid. Bastia winery is located in the heart of Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG appellation. With the "Capo degli Onesti" they wanted to celebrate Prosecco, its history and tradition; for this reason they decided to label this wine as "Vino Frizzante Bianco", just like their grandparents used to do years and years ago.
£11.99 Add to basket

Charles Heidsieck Rose Reserve

Charles Heidsieck Rose Reserve is a deliciously fresh wine which perfectly expresses the complexity of the Charles Heidsieck spirit. Coral-like in appearance, with subtle orange reflections reminiscent of antique roses. Freshly picked strawberry aromas gradually become more intense, with home-made strawberry jam and blood peach alongside rich, warm notes of gingerbread and cinnamon. A vivacious palate full of red fruit, with some generous floral notes. Following a silky-rich texture, the finish is long and balanced.
£60.99 Add to basket

Zero Sugar Prosecco DOCG

To the palate Zero Sugar Prosecco DOCG keeps the pleasant roundness and smooth finish typical of Prosecco, but without the need of any sugars. 0 g/l of residual sugars, the Introvers0 is a very rare example of an actual sugar free Prosecco.
£15.99 Add to basket

Spagnol Valdobbiadene DOCG Rive di Solighetto Brut 2018

Straw yellow colour. Bouquet of mature and exotic fruit, slightly balsamic. Intense and balanced flavour. Minerals and flavour are highlighted. The Rive Proseccos are produced exclusively from grapes that come from a single village/vineyard. In the Valdobbiadene DOCG zone there are only 43 Rive, and for this reason this wine is widely considered as Spagnol's absolute Cru.
£16.99 Add to basket
Sale! 04bddece-2283-44aa-ba3d-e324ca2a1900

Sparkling Orange Wine Vej by Podere Pradarolo 2014

It is a beautiful orange wine with an amber colour that recalls the colour of the natural Malvasia grape in the sun. On the nose a touch of typical Malvasia aromatics and floral notes. On the palate it is full bodied and the tannins stand out; the finish is fresh and dry. From organic grapes, 60 days skin-contact maceration, no added sulphur dioxide, use of natural native yeast only and without fining or filtration. This wine spends 18 months on the yeasts before the actual disgorgement. Pas dosé & Millesimé. A very rare style of traditional method sparkling orange wine!
£30.99 Add to basket

Classic Cuvee Sparkling Wine

Hay Wines local vineyard Three Choirs, Classic Cuvee, is a traditionally-made sparkling wine of very high quality. Dry and subtle it is very similar to a good champagne but at a fraction of the price! Made from Seyval Blanc 80% and Pinot Noir 20%
£17.99 Add to basket

Ayala Rose Majeur N.V.

A delicate cherry colour with a hint of copper. The mousse is fine and persistent. On the nose, there are aromas of red fruits (strawberries, raspberries, morello cherries) together with nuances of spice. On the palate, this wine is powerful, vinous and is well balanced with a rich and fresh long lasting finish. Ayala Rose is perfect as an aperitif or with hot appetisers. It will also be superb with salmon or with desserts made out of red fruits or crumbles.
£37.49 Add to basket
Back to top