The proper Champagne or sparkling wine vessel is a pain in the glass. Wine professionals largely agree on what glass best presents the wine for tasting, but that is not the whole story.
Very light yellow-copper color; intense green apple, pear on the nose; apple, pear, apricot on the palate. Continue reading “Toad Hollow Risqué Sweet & Sparkling NV”
Straw yellow-green color; green and yellow apple, bread-yeast, flowers on the nose; apple, pear, lemon on the palate.
Continue reading “Rotari Brut Trento DOC NV”
Yellow with green hints color; apple, pear, bread nose; apple, pear, yeast on the palate. Continue reading “Rotari Brut, Talento Trento DOC 2013”
Deep, rich golden color; lemon and flowers on the nose; green apple, fresh-baked bread, citrus on the palate. Continue reading “Yarden Blanc de Blancs Brut 2008”
Vivid pink-red color; big strawberry on the nose with riffs of rose; strawberry, red berries on lively body, nice finish. Continue reading “Ruffino Rosé Sparkling Wine NV”
Light pink-salmon color; very subtle strawberry, floral nose; strawberry, cherry, peach, bright fruit, yeasty, delicate on the palate with vibrant and persistent perlage (bubbles/effervescence), superb acidity; superb quality-to-price sparkling wine from Italy. Continue reading “Rotari Rosé Trento Talento NV”
As we savor spring’s sweet kiss, greening grass and trees, eruptions of flowers both wild and garden-grown, our thoughts turn to sipping on the patio, picnicking in the park. Continue reading “Sparkling cocktails”
Beautiful tawny rose-pink color; soft roses and cherry nose; red fruits, raspberry, cherry, plum on the palate, toasty on the finish; vividly cutting acidity, wonderfully smooth in the mouth, extraordinarily persistent bubbles; elegant, lively, fresh. Continue reading “Taittinger Prestige Rosé NV”