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the 12 days of fizzmas: crémant from bordeaux on day 5

jaillance cremant clairetteBordeaux’s main white grapes are Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, so obv that’s what most of their sparkling is made from. Jaillance Crémant is made in the same method as champagne, and their “Cuvée de l’Abbaye” is made with Semillon and Cab Franc grapes. It’s dry, delicious, and awesome with savory foods (like gougères, aka cheese puffs).

The Clairette de Die, made from Muscat Blanc à Petit Grains, is floral and naturally sweet, so great with dessert (see: yummy berry situation in photo).

And all for 15 bucks! So many bargains in the non-Champagne world, so fun to explore.

Click on Fizzmas to see all the fizz and fun in the next 12 days! And let me know what your favorite bubbly is below.

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