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Cost: $18.99 CI (Cayman Islands)
Grape Variety: 40% Chenin Blanc, 20% Ugni Blanc & 40% other
Category: Sparkling Wine
Location Tortuga, Cayman Islands
Country: France
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Charles de Fère
Alcohol: 11.5% Alcohol/Vol.

A sparkling wine made in a non AOC Charmat method that has similar styling to a vintage Champagne but at less than half it’s price; Impressive

Description: Deep straw in colour with a medium+ intense nose and fine mousse. This yeasty delight features toasted brioche, baked apples, white peach, apricot, lemon drops, Anjou pear, fennel and limestone. Medium+ body with good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or in the next 7 years on its own or pair it with Jerk Chicken Hash and Fried Eggs served with Callaloo, Breakfast Potatoes, Peppers and Onions.

Tasted: 10 June 2015

Best Buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9.5/10, Total: 18.5/20

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