This a sparkling wine from the southwest corner of France.  It is a blend of 70% Chardonnay, 20% Chenin Blanc and 10% Pinot Noir.  It is an excellent value in sparkling wine.  Silvery gold in color, clear and bright.  There is a fair amount of small to medium sized bubbles making up the mousse.  On opening, this is a very aromatic wine.  There is an initial wave of limes and lanolin followed by minerals and baked apples on the nose.  Good acidity.  The palate has a nice roundness with baked apples and slight cherry notes.  This has moderate depth with light tannins.  It finishes long.  Overall, this drinks quite easy and works on its own but will ve very versatile with food.  It went very well with salty appetizers.  It is made to drink now so look for sources with fresh product and good turnover.  

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
90
Current Price: 
$20.00USD

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