Segura Viudas Aria Brut NV – 10.97 – Dry, lively & refreshing. Dominated by fresh pineapple, almonds, honey & straw, with hints of pears & fresh bread. A Reserva Cava with long aging on the lees. “Creamy, with bread dough & toasted almond notes.” – Wine Spectator, 12/13. “Apple & peach aromas come with a hint of lime. This is clean & feels good on the palate, where apple, peach & nectarine flavors lead to a straight-ahead finish that feels right.” – Wine Enthusiast, 11/13
Francesc Ricart Cava Brut 2011 – 14.97 – Made following the Traditional Method with the most representative varieties of the Cava Designation of Origin. Respects the essence of a traditional brut as it is aged in the bottle for 14 months, but is still maintains its freshness making it an easy-drinking & enjoyable wine. Xarel-lo, Macabeo & Perellada. Nice package. Floral, citrusy (tangerine), clean & pretty. Fresh, softer acid. Like it. Friendly. From Almansa, Spain. Light color, floral nose, great balance.
M. Côté Mas St. Hilaire Crémant de Limoux Rosé NV Brut – 15.57 – Crisp & refreshing with a soft, creamy mousse that has a persistent prickle & focus. Delicate. Delicious aromas & flavors of red currants, wild strawberry, blood orange with hints of freshly baked bread & nuances of dried herbs. Crémant wines are made using the traditional method. Crémant de Limoux is made around the city of Limoux in the Languedoc. The wines can be white or rosé. M Côté Mas is a blend of 70% Chardonnay, 20% Chenin Blanc & 10% Pinot Noir.
Cleto Chiarli Vecchia Modena Lambrusco Premium di Sorbara NV – 13.57 – Emilia-Romagna, Italy – With its gently fizziness & pretty nose of sour cherries, violets, & pomegranate, with a lovely minerality running right through the middle. Dry red wine with perfume of strawberries & wild berries. Fresh & elegant with a great lingering fruity character. Red vine licorice & sour cherry on the nose. We get a hint of cranberry skins, mixed with more cherry on the palate. This has nice acid & effervescence.