Grape: 50% Pinot Noir, 50% Chardonnay
Category: Sparkling Wine
Region: Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Format: 750 mL
Producer: 13th Street Winery
Alcohol: 12.5% Alcohol/Vol.
An impressive and delicious Champagne style sparkling at half the price.
Positives: Full body, bone dry with lively acidity, a fine mousse and a long finish. Featuring brioche, green and yellow apples, Anjou pear, toasted pineapple, lemon-lime, limestone and gently oxidative. Pair this with shucked oysters.
Interesting Point: No dosage, 2nd fermentation in the bottle and aged sur lattes (en tirage) for a minimum 48 months.
Ageability: Drink now or over the next 5-7 of years.
My Opinion: Highly Recommended
Tasted: November 25, 2018