BUBBLE OF FLAVORS
L'AIN: GOURMET DESTINATION ULTIMATE
In Ain, people are proud of their good products!
Forerunners in the matter, Brillat-Savarin was a magistrate but History has especially kept his philosophical treatise, “The Physiology of Taste”, and his sense of the aphorism: “Tell me what you eat, I will tell you who you are. es ” .
In the same way, the nine products of excellence (AOC / AOP) of the Ain are the pillars of a recognized local gastronomy. And with us, you will discover two exceptional products: Cerdon and Comté .
PRODUCTS OF EXCELLENCE
Ain is distinguished by a rare diversity of specialties and products of excellence … and confirms its place as a major gourmet destination.
Exceptionally, Ain is one of those rare territories to bring together 9 products of excellence (AOC / AOP): Bresse poultry, Bresse butter and cream, Bugey wines, 3 cheeses: Morbier®, Comté ®, Bleu de Gex®.
Le Bugiste is proud of its history, its traditions and its land. He has also made an agreement with her: here, Man gives his sweat to the vines, along steep hillsides. And it gives it back to him, producing wines of character, red, white, rosé, still or sparkling.
THE AOC BUGEY CERDON VINEYARD
Coming from the steep slopes of the 10 communes* of the AOC zone, over nearly 130 ha of vineyards, Cerdon is the result of the subtle marriage between the Poulsard and Gamay grape varieties, then of an ancestral method of production without the addition of sugar or yeast. Fine foam and light bubbles, it goes well with the best desserts.
* L'Abergement-de-Varey, Bohas-Meyriat-Rignat, Boyeux-Saint-Jérôme, Cerdon, Jujurieux, Mérignat, Poncin, Saint-Alban, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux, Saint-Martin-du-Mont.
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THE CERDON ANCESTRAL METHOD IS DEFINED BY
a low alcohol content (8% vol. on average),
a very flattering pink color
a fine and light mousse,
a very strong aromatic expression of the grape varieties with a dominant of red fruits,
an off-dry character resulting from a harmonious balance of acidity and natural grape sugars.
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING
The Bugey - Cerdon goes quite easily with a dessert , especially if it is fruit, preferably red. Its effervescence will appreciate the airy (mousse) and melting (sorbets) textures.
The Bugey Cerdon is also a very good aperitif. For a sweet and savory high, try it with exotic bites, like accras.
Discover the secrets of its production, the ancestral method, the history of this wine ... by pushing the door of one of our cellars.
Discover the secrets of its production, the ancestral method, the history of this wine... by pushing the door of one of our cellars.