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BLANC DE BLANCS BRUT SPARKLING Traditional method, VQA Niagara Escarpment, Ontario
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CAVE SPRING
Bright light straw colour. Attractive, toasty, ripe lemon-apple meringue nose with some mineral notes. Very dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, very slightly spicy, ripe lemon-apple meringue flavours with a faintly bitter, lingering, high acid, gently toasty finish. This Vintages Essential has 12% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar. Last appeared in Vintages (***) on September 16, 2017 at $29.95 and was Recommended Best Buy. CSPC 213983
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Cav Spr
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(90 points)
Complex, Toasty, Ripe
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: A nicely defined, elegant and sophisticated blanc de blancs - vibrant and toasty. Mid-weight with the freshness of chardonnay that cuts the unexpected richness on the palate. Well-balanced, with both charm and refinement. Impressively complex at a steal of a price. Re-tasted September 2017. Score - 92 (Sara d'Amato, winealign.com, Oct. 3, 2017) Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 26, 2018
Cases bought 53 (6 bottles per case)

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