Cost: $19.95
Grape: Grenache & Syrah
Category: Sparkling Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Country: France
Region: Méditerranée, Salon-de-Provence
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Rivarose
Alcohol: 12.0% Alcohol/Vol.
Pleasant, fresh off dry sparkling that’s a perfect as an aperitif. Score: 91/100.

Tasting Note: Light copper in colour with fine mousse, good acidity, medium intense nose & a long length on the finish. This wine features: Light yeast, strawberry, raspberry, pink grapefruit, apricot, peach, clementine, thyme & orange blossoms on the nose.

Negatives: None

Interesting Point: “RIVAROSE is the oldest and largest producer of sparkling wines in the Mediterranean. Founded in 1909, the house markets its wines all over the world, including its eponymous product, a true ambassador of the bubbles of the south of France.” Winery

Pairings: Drink this now or in 3-4 years on its own or pair it with Alabama Beef Ribs.

My Opinion: Highly Recommended

Best Buy

Tasted: July 23, 2022

LCBO: 515288