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Crémant de Limoux

The appellation for sparkling wines lies in the département Aude in the west of the French winegrowing region Languedoc and is identical to the area Limoux, It was classified as AOC in 1990 and belongs to the second quality category "Grands Vins du Languedoc". The main varieties for the sparkling wine produced according to the champagne method are Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc (up to a maximum of 90%), others are Mauzac Blanc and Pinot Noir (up to a maximum of 20%). Well-known producers are Domaine de l'Aigle, Robert and Château de Villelongue. A second AOC for sparkling wine is Blanquette de Limoux is an AOC for white and red still wines Limoux,

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