Cost: $16.95 (Clearance Price: $13.60)
Grape: 37% Gouveio, 27% Touriga Franca, 15% Malvasia Fina, 9% Viosinho
Category: Sparkling Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Caves Transmontanas
Alcohol: 12% Alcohol/Vol.
Champagne style at a great price
Description: Rose gold in colour with a medium+ intense nose and fine mousse. This complex wine features, light toasted oak, brioche, lemon/lime, orange, Anjou pear, pineapple, green apple, peach, limestone and Easter Lily & peat moss on the nose. Light to medium body with good acidity and an average length.
Interesting Note: Disgorgement in November 2015 with 60% from 2011 and 20% from 2009/2010 and aged 36 months in the bottle.
Drink now or in the next 10 of years on its own or pair it with Lemon Grass Snapper Ceviche.
Tasted: 7 May 2017
Best Buy & Amazing Buy for Sparkling Wines
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9.5/10 (Clearance Price: 10/10), Total: 19/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+