Crémant de Savoie

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Blends should be composed of at least 60% jacquère and the local altesse, with a minimum of 40% Jacquère, supplemented by the likes of local Chasselas, Aligoté, and Chardonnay. In 2014 when the appellation was introduced, sparkling wines comprised just 6% of savoie wine production. seyssel and ayse have their own appellations for sparkling wines.