Wednesday, December 16, 2015
BREAK OUT THE BUBBLIES
It’s time to break out the bubblies. Here are some of my favorites from $15 to $79 to ring in the new year in style.
Roederer Estate Brut Anderson Valley California USA PG 90 $23.99
Elegant, understated and dry with a fine mousse (tiny bubbles) and notes of lemon tea, granny smith apple, asian pear, and sugar cookie.
Scharffenberger Brut Mendocino California USA PG 90 $19.99
Zesty, lively and fine with notes of lemon drop, ginger ale, butter cream frosting and rising bread.
Ruffino Prosecco DOC Veneto Italy PG 89 $15
Fresh white peach and apple notes. Dry, light, and crisp sparkler.
Segura Viudas Reserva Heredad Brut Cava Catalonia Spain PG 92 $25
Powerful, lively and crisp with notes of lemon, tangerine, quince, starfruit, pine, and chalk.
Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne France PG 92 $40
Feminine, elegant, fully sparkling and dry with notes of lemon bar, toasted rye, croissant, biscotti and chalk.
Bollinger Special Cuvee Brut Champagne France PG 92 $79
Rich and bold with notes of tar, mushroom, roasted meat, cashews and lemon zest.
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