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August 2013 - All International Sparkling Wines

August 2013 - All International Sparkling Wines
This month's Wine feature is All International Sparkling Wines

All International Sparkling Wines Reviews

Côté Mas NV Brut Crémant de Limoux AOC
93 points
$18
Best Buy
yellow color. Toasty aromas of brioche, fig and roasted almond with a tangy, delicately effervescent medium body and a piquant, dry, lemon, nectarine and mineral accented finish. A wonderful mouthwatering sipper or table sparkler, especially with shellfish.
93 points $18 Best Buy
Côté Mas NV  Blanquette Méthode Ancestrale AOP
93 points
$18
Best Buy
Pale golden silver color. Bright floral aromas of peach blossoms, honeycomb, and spicy poached apples with a crisp, vibrantly effervescent fruity medium-to-full body and a long, complex green apple, orange, honeyed golden raisin, and chalk driven finish. A delicious, off-dry sparkler.
93 points $18 Best Buy
Côté Mas NV Rosé Brut Crémant de Limoux AOC
91 points
$18
Best Buy
Light silvery pink color. Interesting aromas of strawberries, chive blossoms and herbs with a effervescent fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a long, tangy lemon sorbet, peach skin and grassy earth finish. Fantastically flavorful and refreshing.
91 points $18 Best Buy
Cruzat NV Brut Clásico Mendoza
91 points
$18.99
Pure golden color. Aromas and flavors of lemon curd and dried peach with a crisp, fruity medium body and tangy, blood orange, praline and delicate touch of smoke on the long, mouthwatering finish. A super choice for spicy bbq.
91 points $18.99
Dellatorri NV  Prosecco DOC
91 points
$21.99
Golden silver color. Aromas of earth, melon rind, pear and sweet cream with a crisp, fruity medium body a tangy, nicely balance citrus, apple and mineral finish. Nice complexity and finesse.
91 points $21.99
Candoni NV  Moscato dItalia
90 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Golden silver color. Dried flower, apple, and peach aromas with a supple, sweet light-to-medium body and a toasty, honeyed golden raisin, lemon curd, and earth finish. Very tasty.
90 points $12.99 Best Buy
Kupferberg Gold NV Sparkling White Wine Germany
89 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale golden silver color. Aromas and flavors of toasty pound cake, peach and orange buttercream frosting with a supple, fruity medium body and a tangy apple jelly on raisin toast and chalk finish. A very tasty fruity sparkling sipper.
89 points $9.99 Best Buy
Törley NV Gála Sec Hungary
89 points
$12
Best Buy
Golden straw color. Perfumed aromas of lemon marmalade, bison grass, and dried flowers with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a honey, cream, and green apple and spicy poached pear finish. A lively mouthwatering sparkler for sipping or the table.
89 points $12 Best Buy
Carletto NV  Prosecco D.O.C.
89 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Aromas of melon, custard, and dune grass with a fruity, effervescent medium body and a tangy, rounded white strawberry, citrus and mineral accented finish. A tasty food friendly sparkler.
89 points $12.99 Best Buy
Candoni NV  Prosecco D.O.C.
89 points
$13.99
Best Buy
straw color. Aromas of banana and kiwi with a fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy pineapple, kiwi, and chalk finish. Tasty.
89 points $13.99 Best Buy
Piccini NV  Prosecco DOC
89 points
$15.99
Best Buy
Silver straw color. Mild aromas of banana, apple, and lemon with a crisp, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy, tropical fruit, grass, nougat and mineral kissed finish. Very tasty and mouthwatering.
89 points $15.99 Best Buy
Belmondo NV  Prosecco DOC
88 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas and flavors of baked apple, nougat, and lemon meringue pie with a crisply effervescent, fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy, mineral and kiwi kissed finish. A snappy, fruity, crowd-pleasing Prosecco that is sure to please.
88 points $12.99 Best Buy
Hoya de Cadenas NV Organic Brut Cava
88 points
$13.99
Best Buy
Aromas of plantain, nougat and earth with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a zesty melon, kiwi, green apple, golden beet, and earth finish. A refreshing, lively Cava. Serve with mushroom frigate.
88 points $13.99 Best Buy
Anna de Codorníu NV Brut D.O. Cava
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
yellow color. Toasty aromas of banana cake, lime curd, apple, golden grass, and a hint of rubber with a tangy, effervescent medium body and a zesty tropical citrus, spice, and mineral finish. A fun, nicely structured Cava.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Anna de Codorníu NV Brut Rosé D.O. Cava
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
yellow color. Aromas of cherries, wild strawberries, honeyed poached pear, and custard with a zesty, fruity medium-to-full long, grassy earth, pepper, and starfruit finish. Serve with Pad Thai or panang curry.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Tenuta Polvaro NV  Prosecco D.O.C.
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Platinum straw color. Aromas of lime and banana custard tart with a fruity, frothy medium body and a tangy tropical citrus and melon finish. Very tasty.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Baja Tanga NV Sparkling Sec Cuvée Mendoza
87 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Pink nickel color. Aromas and flavors of earthy wild strawberry jam and sour cherry yogurt with crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a very tangy cranberry sorbet, lime curd, and nougat accented finish. Lively and mouthwatering.
87 points $12.99 Best Buy
Törley NV "Fortuna" Hungary
85 points
$12
yellow color. Aromas of sliced apple, honeydew, and dried blossoms with a sweet petillant light-to-medium body and an earthy, tangy orange rind, kiwi and leafy earth finish.
Hoya de Cadenas NV Brut Cava
84 points
$12.99
Straw green color. Aromas of banana leaf and bread and dried citrus with a tart, fizzy light-to-medium body and banana pudding, lemon juice and chalk finish. A bit angular and lean.
84 points $12.99
Törley NV Hungaria Grande Cuvée Hungary
84 points
$15
Golden silver color. Aromas of water chestnut, fallen peach and straw with tart light-to-medium body and a tart lemon, kiwi, and grassy earth finish. Pair with oysters and mussels.
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