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CUVÉE MÉTHODE CAP CLASSIQUE BRUT ROSÉ SPARKLING 2017 Traditional method, WO Western Cape, South Africa
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer KRONE
Bright day-glo orange-tinged colour. Fairly complex, gently spicy, fresh ripe, plum-apple purée nose. Very dry, medium bodied, bright, tangy, fresh, ripe red apple-plum-citrus flavours with a crisp, effervescent finish. Has 11% alcohol and 8 g/L residual sugar. Much better than the 2016 (*+/**) that was released on March 31, 2018 at $18.95. TONY ASPLER / 89-points / BEST BUY - Salmon colour; strawberry bouquet with a mineral notes; medium-bodied, dry, cranberry and strawberry flavours. CSPC 130047
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Uni Vin
Country South Africa
Region
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Dry, Bright, Spicy, Toasty
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
\"Méthode Cap Classique\" is South African shorthand for the very same time-tested traditional method used to make Champagne. An incredible value, this pink example blends 85% Pinot Noir and 15% Chardonnay sourced from a 300- year-old farm. Look for tangy red berry and citrus notes, and sip with crispy duck breast or your favourite early-autumn appetizers. Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 29, 2018
Cases bought 399 (6 bottles per case)

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