Let’s get bubbly!

It’s a brand new year and I always love kicking it off with bubbles – crisp, clean, and alive! Is there a better sound than popping open a bottle of some sparkling wine? It makes me giddy. No matter what region you prefer; sparkling wine from the states, Cava from Spain, Prosecco from Italy, or Champagne from France, it’s generally all good. Although I usually prefer mine from France, Champagne can get pricey. What’s nice though is that I can still get that French profile I like from other regions that are far less expensive. For instance, The Languedoc in Southern France is a great choice.

One of my favorites is the Cote Mas Cremant de Limoux Brut NV (that was a mouthful). It is artfully crafted with a blend of 60% Chardonnay, 20% Chenin, 10% Pinot Noir, and 10% Mauzac. It has alluring notes of citrus, honey, green apple, and peach and it finishes with just a hint of graphite. This bottle has great power and structure coupled with crisp bubbles, making for a delicious party in your glass!

Flaunting a price point of $15.99 for the quality of juice you’re getting, you can’t go wrong picking up a bottle. After enjoying a glass or two of this sparkling wine, I’m feeling rather bubbly myself! Happy New Year and
Sláinte! TCW


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