La Burgondie Cremant de Bourgogne Brut

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La Burgondie Cremant de Bourgogne Brut
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The La Burgondie Cremant de Bourgogne Brut is a $10.99 Trader Joe’s import exclusive. It is a Sparkling wine made in the Traditional or Champagne style.

La Burgondie Cremant de Bourgogne Brut

The grapes in the blend are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Aligoté, and Gamay, sourced from multiple vineyards in Burgundy, France.

La Burgondie is an actual wine company and not a made-up Trader Joe’s brand. They are a Co-Op featuring 7 wineries and 700 growers and they produce the full array of Burgundian wine.

Cremant is Sparkling wine produced in the Champagne style that is made in France other than Champagne. While the second fermentation in Champagne lasts at least 18 months the 2nd fermentation here is 12 months.

Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are the main grapes of Champagne, while Aligote (a local White grape) and Gamay (a Red grape best known for Beaujolais) are unique to Burgundy.

The La Burgondie Cremant de Bourgogne Brut is an AOC wine that is one of the top designations and it is a Brut or not sweet.

French Cremant wines are often great bargains since Champagne Sparkling wines dominate the market. It is rare for a Cremant wine to command top prices no matter how excellent the wine is.

This is a wine that has been popular at Trader Joe’s for years and always seems to provide value. The alcohol content is 12%.

The La Burgondie Cremant de Bourgogne Brut Tasting Notes

The color is silver with a hint of gold. The nose has fresh notes of citrus and fruit, peaches, pears, tart apple, grapefruit, soft spice, and a hint of cream. The La Burgondie Cremant de Bourgogne Brut is delicious, all the flavors are varied and smooth.

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This Bubbly tastes like peach, pear, slightly sharp grapefruit, a hint of cream, interesting spice, lime, and cherry. The acidity is well-balanced and as to the overall flavor and gives this Bubbly some length.

The Summary

  • The La Burgondie Cremant de Bourgogne Brut is a very easy Bubbly to like.
  • It is balanced and tasty.
  • This is one of those wines that will have you reaching for the next sip.
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