Veuve Laperrière Blanc de Blancs Brut NV

Veuve Laperrière Blanc de Blancs Brut NV $18 If you’re looking for a rich, creamy, cashewy, peachy bubbles with a hint of sweetness and a complete lack of wallet-impact then you’ve come to the right cul de sac.  Made entirely from chardonnay (that’s where the peachiness comes from), it’s a grin-inducing, biscuity little sip that […]

Champagne Cristian Senez Cuvee Renoir Brut $45 (4 stars)

Where has this champagne been all my life?  With its pale gold hue, ultra-fine bead, pillowy, creamy mousse and enticing aromas of milk chocolate, lemon, fresh rising dough and delicately toasted almonds, it’s swoon-inducing from the first sip.  It may rock an old-school label, but it’s a fresh, 50:50 pinot noir/chardonnay blend with vibrant acidity, […]

Mionetto Prestige Prosecco DOC Treviso Brut ($19.99) (3.5stars)

I love the subtle, seashell and wild flowers on the nose and the immediate juicy-dry spectrum of flavours in the mid palate. Clean, precise and packing some punch, it’s just absolutely delicious and beautifully balanced. Traditionally made using a grape called glera, this little Italian bottle of awesome will have your gums tingling and your […]

Clos de la Chappelle Brut Instinct Premier Cru Champagne

Clos de la Chappelle Brut Instinct Premier Cru Champagne $59.90 ★★★★★ Wow!  Five star champagne for under sixty dollars? I know, it’s head-scratching stuff, but best you get a move on, dust off the wallet and grab some quick because with Christmas looming there’ll be precious little left soon.  I love the hints of ginger […]

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