Cost: $24.95 (Clearance: $18.75)
Grape Variety: Viura
Category: Sparkling Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages Private Import
Country: Spain
Region: Álava, Laguardia
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Artadi Winery
Alcohol: 12% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium straw in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose and fine mousse.

A unique experience and a rare find in Ontario — this Spanish sparkling made out of the Viura grape which also taste’s like a vintage Champagne at 1/3 of the price.

Positives: This sparkling wine features yeast, brioche, baked apples, lemon candy, peach, pear and limestone. Medium+ body with good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Only available at Crossroads LCBO (Weston & 401)

Drink now or over the next 10 years on its own or pair it with cavair.

Tasted: 3 Sep 2013

Best Buy

Score: 9+/10, Value: 9/10 (Clearance price: 9.5/10) Total: 18+/20

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