Cost: $16.99 CI (On sale $12.99 for the month of Dec 2013)
Grape Variety: Ugni Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay
Category: Sparkling Wine
Location Bought: Jacques Scott Cayman Islands
Region: Loire Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Remy Pennier
Alcohol: 11% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium straw in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose and plentiful mousse.
Well this was a nice surprise. Crisp, clean & easy to drink & at $13 it’s an amazing buy.
Positives: This sparkling features honeydew melon, lime, green apples, peach, pear & lemon grass. Medium body with good acidity & a fairly long length.
Drink now on its own or pair it with arugula and cherry tomato salad with lemon and chili olive oil vinaigrette.
Tasted: 12 Dec 2013
Amazing Buy when it’s under $13, and Best Buy
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 10/10 Total: 18.5+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4