Processing Your Order...

Search for ""

Update your browser to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to update and using the latest version
of Internet Explorer means all your web browsing will be better.

Yes, Update Now

New Customers Save $30 off $100+* with code JULYNEW30

New Customers Save $30* with code JULYNEW30

*New customers only. One-time use per customer. Order must be placed by 7/31/2018. The $30 discount is given for a single order with a minimum of $100 excluding shipping and tax. Items with pricing ending in .97 are excluded and will not count toward the minimum required. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, and all bottles 3.0 liters or larger. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order.

Due to state regulations, we cannot ship wine to California
Flat front label of wine
Flat front label of wineFront shot of wine bottleBack shot of wine bottle

Francois Montand Brut Blanc

Non-Vintage Sparkling Wine from France
  • WS89
11.5% ABV
All Vintages
Currently Unavailable $13.99
Try the
13 99
13 99
Save $0.00 (0%)
Ships today if ordered in next hour
Limit 0 bottles per customer
Sold in increments of 0
Add to Cart
1
Limit Reached
4.0 16 Ratings
Share
Vintage Alert
Alert me when new vintages are available
Rate for better recommendations
(256 characters remaining)
Cancel Save

4.0 16 Ratings
11.5% ABV

Winemaker Notes

A complex blend of various white grapes, mainly Colombard, Ugny blanc & Chardonnay. This wine is pale gold in color with a hint of green and fine bubbles. Creamy and smooth on the palate, with lingering aromas of freshly baked bread, golden delicous apples and Meyer lemons. Harmonious!

A great way to start any meal, and it's a fine accompaniment for ceviche, salads, white fish in white sauce or simply for dessert.

Critical Acclaim

All Vintages
WS 89
Wine Spectator
Lovely pear, quince and ginger flavors cruise along, with a racy-edged mousse. A lingering hint of walnut adds range and contrast on the finish. Top Value Pick
View More
Francois Montand

Francois Montand

View all wine
Francois Montand, France
François Montand, descendant of a long line of winemakers, grew up on his family's vineyard in Champagne. Fascinated from an early age by wine, he became one of the most influential wine merchants in the region Thanks to his expertise from Champagne, he produced sparkling wines rich in flavor made according to the traditional bottle double fermentation method. The François Montand wines are still produced with strict adherence to this traditional method, with a rigorous selection of the best grapes to offer fresh and fruity quality sparkling wine for the pleasure of most.

Nearly synonymous with fine wine and all things epicurean, France has a culture of wine production and consumption that is deeply rooted in tradition. Many of the world’s most beloved grape varieties originated here, as did the concept of “terroir”—the notion that regions and vineyards convey a sense of place that is reflected in the resulting wine. Accordingly, most French wine is labeled by geographical location, rather than grape variety, which can be confusing to the general consumer, who can benefit from a general working knowledge of the major appellations. Some of the greatest wine regions in the world can be found here, including Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Rhône, and Champagne, but each part of the country has its own specialties and strengths.

Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, always unblended, are the king and queen of Burgundy, producing elegant red and white wines with great acidity, the finest examples of which can age for decades and command astoundingly high auction prices. The same varieties, along with Pinot Meunier, are used in Champagne. Of comparable renown is Bordeaux, focused on bold, structured red wines that are almost always blends of some combination of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec. The primary white varieties of Bordeaux are Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. The Rhône Valley is responsible for monovarietal Syrah in the north, while in the south it is generally blended with Grenache and Mourvèdre. White Rhône varieties include Marsanne, Roussane, and Viognier. Most of these varieties are planted throughout the country and beyond, extending their influence into both the Old and New Worlds.

Champagne & Sparkling

View all wine

Equal parts festive and food-friendly, sparkling wine is beloved for its lively bubbles and appealing aesthetics. Though it is often thought of as something to be reserved for celebrations, sparkling wine can be enjoyed on any occasion—and might just make the regular ones feel a bit more special. Sparkling wine is made throughout the world, but can only be called “Champagne” if it comes from the Champagne region of France. Other regions have their own specialties, like Prosecco in Italy and Cava in Spain. Sweet or dry, white or rosé (or even red!), lightly fizzy or fully sparkling, there is a style of bubbly wine to suit every palate.

The bubbles in sparkling wine are formed when the base wine undergoes a secondary fermentation, trapping carbon dioxide inside the bottle or fermentation vessel. Champagne, Cava and many other sparkling wines (particularly in the New World) are made using the “traditional method,” in which the second fermentation takes place inside the bottle. With this method, dead yeast cells remain in contact with the wine during bottle aging, giving it a creamy mouthful and toasty flavors. For Prosecco, the carbonation process occurs in a stainless steel tank to preserve the fresh fruity and floral aromas preferred for this style of wine.

HNYFMDBLCNVC_0 Item# 136877