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BRUT CLASSIQUE Traditional method, WO Western Cape, South Africa
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer L'ORMARINS
Bright medium straw colour. Attractive, intense, fairly toasty, ripe lemon nose. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, very slightly spicy, tangy, fairly intense, fresh ripe lemon-apple flavours with a lingering, high acid, effervescent finish. If you like Champagne, you will enjoy this fine sparkler! This blend of 55% Chardonnay and 45% Pinot Noir has 12.4% alcohol with lot number L7212 on the back label. TONY ASPLER / 89-points / BEST BUY - Minerally, apple and melon notes bouquet with a light floral note; light to medium-bodied, dry, apple and lemon flavours; good length. CSPC 493411
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Joh Han
Country South Africa
Rating ***(90 points)
Bright, Solid, Effervescent
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Anthonij Rupert is one of South Africa's iconic producers. This bubbly blends 55% Chardonnay with 45% Pinot Noir. It's elegant and lemony, with gentle effervescence and a long, tangy finish. Chill and sip with seafood appetizers, or panko-crusted cod with parsley and lemon. (Vintages panel, Nov. 2016) Price $ 23.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - December 9, 2017
Cases bought 159 (12 bottles per case)

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