cc-rose-brut

Cost: $29.95
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir & Chardonnay
Category: Sparkling Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintage
Country: Canada
Region: Niagara Peninsula
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Henry of Pelham
Alcohol: 12% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Red snapper in colour with a fine mousse and medium+ nose.

A true quality sparkling that is a good substitute for Champagne rosé

Positives: A complex wine featuring brioche, baked apple, yeast, raspberry, strawberry, cranberry, rhubarb and chalk. Full body with good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Notes: “The grapes were hand picked and bunch selected followed by a gentle whole cluster pressing. The secondary fermentation was finished in this bottle followed by a further 30 months.” (Winemaker’s notes)

Drink now on or over the next 3 years on its own or pair it with caviar.

Tasted: 19 May 13

Score: 9+/10, Value: 9+/10 Total: 18.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+

LCBO: 217505

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