Perles du Seuil Methode Traditionnelle Brut NV is a sparkling wine is made from 100% Semillon grapes and is made using the same methods as Champagne. Fresh citrus fruit on the nose mingles with baked pear and red apples. The palate has a soft fruity appeal, making it incredibly drinkable as an aperitif. Light fine bubbles with fresh acidity
Château du Seuil was acquired by an entrepreneurial Welsh couple, Bob and Sue Watts in 1988. They renovated the Château, built a modern winery and re-established many of the old vineyards. From this point on the wines became known for their very high quality and finesse. Today, Chateau du Seuil is co-owned and managed by Sean and Nicola Allison, following the traditions established by Nicola’s parents Bob and Sue. All the wines are organics and the vineyards are worked by hand when possible to ensure best quality. Extensive use is made of the best in traditional winemaking methods coupled with the advantages of modern technologies and temperature control during vinification. This Methode Champenoise sparkling wine is made using some of the chateau du Seuil oldest Semillon vines that produced very little fruits but of superior quality with great aromatics and level of acidity. Bordeaux has long been producing sparkling wines although it has stayed a marginal production. This wines are produced in old underground limestone cellars located not far from the village of Cadillac, that where originally dug up to produced the white limestone bricks that was used to build the city of Bordeaux.
Probably best enjoyed as an aperitif you can pair this wine with seafood everything from shrimp, lobster, raw oysters, and sushi.