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    Champagne Geoffroy, Volupte, Brut, Premier Cru, Ay, France, 12.5% abv

    We enjoyed an informative and gracious visit to Champagne Geoffroy in June 2014 and while there purchased this bottle to use in a toast to honour of my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary in August. Many of grower-producer Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy’s champagnes are imported into Canada but not this one.

    6 readers - By winellama

    Sparkling wines of the Limoux AOC

    Sparkling wine production in France can be placed into four broad categories: Champagne -- King of the hill. Reserved for sparkling wines produced within the delimited area of the Champagne wine region.

    5 readers - By Wine -- Mise en abyme

      Tasting Lunch With Wines From Weingut Bründlmayer

      Barolista - - 4 readers - Thomas Klinger from Weingut Bründlmayer has yet again visited Stockholm. As last year is was a interesting lunch with an outgoing, interesting and funny Thomas. NV Brut Rosé From magnum. This was poured on arrival. As last year it has a nice nose of almost ripe raspberries and some cinnamon cookies. The taste is medium bodied with a fine acidity and delicate red fruit.

      Discovering Portugal’s Vinho Verde, visiting Soalheiro vineyards

      The Wine Sleuth - - 3 readers - Discovering Portugal’s Vinho Verde, visiting Soalheiro vineyards Posted by winesleuth in Portugal, Sparkling Wine | 0 comments Sep 10, 14 The last days of summer are upon us but that doesn’t mean you have to automatically switch to red wine. As they say, it’s ok to drink white after Labor Day (well, that’s what they say in the States).

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      Township 7 recruits winemaker from Canadian giant Peller

      … Coast.” McDermott moves from cool-climate Niagara to Okanagan Valley Mary McDermott, standing in front of Gewurztraminer vines, is in her first crush as winemaker of Township 7 Vineyards and Winery in Penticton, British Columbia. (Photo courtesy of Township 7) Last year, McDermott’s Brut Rosé for Trius won Best Sparkling Wine at the All-Canadian…

      4 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      LCBO Vintages release – September 13, 2014 (WVN 200)

      … notes, black pepper and juicy acid. Buy a few bottles of this wine and lay them down for the next 2-3 years. You will be delighted! Extra dry, red wine – $27.20 per bottle (Ontario Feature wine) France, Champagne– AOC Champagne Vincent Couche Brut 2002 This is a grower Champagne from the Côte des Bar in the far southern reaches of the region, close…

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      Tasting Lunch With Wines From Weingut Bründlmayer

      …Thomas Klinger from Weingut Bründlmayer has yet again visited Stockholm. As last year is was a interesting lunch with an outgoing, interesting and funny Thomas. NV Brut Rosé From magnum. This was poured on arrival. As last year it has a nice nose of almost ripe raspberries and some cinnamon cookies. The taste is medium bodied with a fine acidity…

      4 readers - By Barolista

      Discovering Portugal’s Vinho Verde, visiting Soalheiro vineyards

      … and sparkling wines. Sitting on the balcony of the winery overlooking the vines with the border with Spain just at the bottom of the hill was a delightful experience. Soalheiro brut rose Luiz Cerdeira and a magnum of the rose We sipped their Brut Rose as well as the sparkling alvarinho. I think those sparklers could easily compete on an international…

      3 readers - By The Wine Sleuth

      Sparkling wines of the Limoux AOC

      … of south-facing slopes. These wines are produced using the Champagne method and spend 9 months on lees and three months in bottle post-disgorgement. The 48,000 hl of wine produced attain alcohol levels of 13%. The wines are produced in Brut, demi-sec, doux, and sweet styles. Aromas are evocative of fruits, spring flowers, apple, and honey. Méthode…

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      Lone Hen Winery

      … have used the Charmat method before to make their sparkling wines but they decided the traditional method is better and is “just plain more fun.” After watching them in action, we could certainly see why! Adding the dosage The wines Lone Hen Winery makes right now are: “Bubbly” (sparkling pear wine) – Brut style “Pink” (sparkling white/red blend…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Champagne Geoffroy, Volupte, Brut, Premier Cru, Ay, France, 12.5% abv

      …We enjoyed an informative and gracious visit to Champagne Geoffroy in June 2014 and while there purchased this bottle to use in a toast to honour of my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary in August. Many of grower-producer Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy’s champagnes are imported into Canada but not this one. A fifth-generation winemaker whose 14 ha…

      6 readers - By winellama

      Peach Gazpacho for Labor Day Weekend or Any Warm Day!

      …Peach season is here and J Vineyards & Winery has a wonderful recipe for peach gazpacho. This chilled gazpacho may be just perfect for this Labor Day weekend and any warm day. Fresh Peach Gazpacho Serves 4 Ingredients 1½ pound fresh peaches, preferably white ½ pound Early Girl tomatoes, yellow 1 cup J Vintage Brut (reserved to finish the soup…

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      Six unusual and eclectic wines this week to tempt you off the beaten track

      …, finely-crafted every day bottles, too. This is a rare skill. 2012 DB is a bright, cassis-soaked, spicy Cabernet and it’s a wickedly enticing barbecue wine with enough depth and bravado to slice through even the chunkiest of steaks. 2012 Codorníu Gran Cremant Vintage, Brut, Cava, Penedès, Spain (£10.49, reduced to £6.99 from 6-26 August, Co-op). I…

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