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Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut

Invest a few dollars in a champagne stopper for this champagne, and serve it for two occasions. First, sip it with caviar on New Year’s Eve.  The wine is a pale tan-yellow with tiny bubbles in the glass, and th...
Mumm Napa

Mumm Napa Brut Prestige

This pale tan sparkling wine has a frothy mousse and a light, fresh aroma wafting up from the glass. It’s peachy but dry on the palate, with nice chalky elements toward the end palate, and hints of almond and h...

Treveri Sparkling Rosé

The aroma is a perfect blend of fresh-squeezed Indian River citrus, Ruby Red grapefruit and Valencia oranges. Citrus dominates the palate, too, leading with the Ruby Red, and moving toward the sweeter Valenci...
Cote Mas

Côte Mas Crémant de Limoux Rose

Strawberry bubbles! The nose has aromas of dried strawberries and rose water. The palate opens with strawberry. Sweeter cherry comes out on the mid-palate, with a touch of salinity and rosemary. It ends with ...
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NV Patrice Colin Perles Rouges

Translucent magenta in color. The nose is shy and gives no hint of the candied fruit to come on the palate. The flavors started light, shy like the nose, with strawberries and cherries. On the mid-palate it opened up with loads of candied red fruits. Smoke from dosage with Pineau d’Aunis shows on the finish. Drink with 80+% chocolate bits or bars. Recommended. DH