Sparkling | Sparkling Shiraz | Australia | Langhorne Creek, Australia | 750ml
Deep garnet-purple colored, the NV The Red Brute Sparkling Shiraz has aromas of ripe plums, warm blackberries, baking spices, licorice and dark chocolate. Medium sweet, crisp and with plenty of fine bubbles, it has a medium body, a medium level of chewy tannins and a long finish. Drink it now.
Sparkling | Sparkling | France | 750ml
70% Chardonnay, 20% Chenin blanc and 10% MauzaThe wine has a pale straw color with hints of green reflects at the edge of the glass. The bubbles are tiny and very elegant. Its aromas are very fruity with a hint of biscuits, hazelnuts and flowers. This sparkling wine is elegantly balanced, complex and well structured with a long an crisp mineral finish. With great acidity and balance, food choices are endless including fruit and nuts, game, salads, pastas or an aperitif.
Sparkling | Sparkling | United States | Anderson Valley, California | 750ml
Thickly moussed, Roederer’s Brut, 60% Chardonnay blended with 40% Pinot Noir, aged two years on yeast is affordable and luxurious. A gorgeous, very dry sparkling wine with aromatics of honey, raisin, apple and pear, it is rich and soft and offers both depth and length. It’s an ideal marriage of bright acidity and ripe fruit character. Wine Enthusiast 92 PointsFocused and vibrant, with aromas of creamy apple, cinnamon and hazelnut leading to complex, layered flavors of lemon custard, mineral and almond. The finish lingers. Drink now through 2015. Wine Spectator 91 Points
Sparkling | Sparkling | United States | California | 750ml
Gorgeous foam leads this wine, a blend of 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay. Golden peach in color with a dry, savory strawberry richness and smooth texture, it is buoyed by solid acidity. Estate- grown, this is a stellar California sparkler, incredibly well-priced and versatile. Wine Enthusiast 93 PointsSleek and rich, with floral strawberry and sugar cookie aromas and elegant, layered citrus, tart cherry and mineral flavors that linger toward a vibrant, lightly spicy finish. Wine Spectator 92 Points