Category: Sparkling

2007 Louis Roederer Cristal Champagne Review By Billy

Nose: lemon flower, vanilla, tropical grass Palate: key lime, citrus, bone dry, honey Finish: honey lime and melon, honeycomb Overall: awesome! This bottle was a thank-you gift from a business partner. What a delight. We were privileged to share this with friends and co-workers as well. Good Champagne is meant to be enjoyed and shared…

Mumm’s Napa (*NV) Brut Prestige review by (PB)

Straw hue with light aroma of vanilla touches, citrus and macadamia nuts. Palate–Lively bubbles, nice structure with flavors of pear, Granny Smith apples and citrus. Fleeting finish This is my perennial, favorite, value bubbly. It tends to run any where from $15-$22.  I found it for $15 and when you find it down at the…

Chandon Rose Sparkling Wine Review by Billy

Chandon Rose Sparkling Wine Nose: Lime, shortbread & summer flowers Palate: Strong acids dominate and freshen the palate while pinpricks of effervescence stipple your tongue and cheeks. Finish: Lemon vanilla custard finish with notes of hay and cranberry. Overall: I paid $19 for this at a local wine store. It is a delightful…

Pongracz Sparkling Wine Review

  Nose: Apple, pear & grapefruit with vanilla hints. Palate: slate & minerals form a dry wrap around a medium acid core. Tiny bubbles that are pinpricks of effervescence meander around your mouth with padded gloves. Finish:  creamy apple notes on the finish. Overall: This was $18.99 at the local wine store. This Pongracz Brut…