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August 2014 - All International Sparkling Wines

August 2014 - All International Sparkling Wines
This month's Wine feature is All International Sparkling Wines

All International Sparkling Wines Reviews

Cupcake NV  Moscato dAsti D.O.C.G.
94 points
$14
Best Buy
Pale golden color. Aromas of honeycomb, nectarine, and honeysuckle with a crisp, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a tangy peach, lime sorbet, and mineral finish. A delicious, balanced, textbook moscato d’Asti wine.
94 points $14 Best Buy
Gran Codorníu NV Reserva Pinot Noir
93 points
$25
Pale ruby silver color. Aromas of cranberry toast, fig, and lemon spritzed sour cherry with a tangy, frothy medium-to-full body and a zesty, lime and chalk accented finish. A nicely structured, mouthwatering Cava that will shine with seafood.
Ruggeri NV "GiallOro" Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG
91 points
$21.99
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas of lemon muffin and custard with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a melon, lime, and chalk finish. A delicious, mouthwatering Prosecco that will be stellar with seafood.
91 points $21.99
Ruggeri 2012 "Giustino B." Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG
91 points
$32.99
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemon sorbet, clay, praline and melon ice with a crisp, fruity medium and a long, tangy clementine and mineral finish. A flavorful and polished Prosecco that will be great with food.
91 points $32.99
Anna de Codorníu NV Brut Rosé D.O. Cava
90 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Pale scarlet copper color. Aromas of strawberry rhubarb pie, cherry gelatin, and melon with an effervescent, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy cranberry and tangerine accented finish. A juicy, mouthwatering Cava for all applications; serve with duck.
90 points $14.99 Best Buy
Anna de Codorníu NV Brut D.O. Cava
89 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Bright golden color. Aromas of banana muffin and lemon with a frothy, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy nut brittle, lime tart, and chalk finish. A rock solid Cava.
89 points $14.99 Best Buy
Stony Brook 2007 "The Lyle" Coastal Region
89 points
$31
Golden color with fleeting bubbles. Mature aromas of dried and stewed citrus and stone fruits, toasted nut bread, and delicate Asian spices with a crisp, lightly effervescent, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy lemon and balsamic on strawberries and earth finish. A nice older sparkling wine that will shine at the table with seafood.
Tiziano NV  Prosecco DOC
88 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Silvery straw color with a rim of fine mousse. Aromas of peach sorbet and praline with a crisp, fruity medium body and a very clean, kiwi and mineral accented finish. A nicely made Prosecco.
88 points $12.99 Best Buy
Ruggeri NV "Argeo" Prosecco DOC
88 points
$17.99
Pale straw color. Aromas of toasted cranberry lemon bread with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy lime curd accented finish. A tasty sipper.
88 points $17.99
Gran Codorníu NV Reserva D.O. Cava
88 points
$25
Golden color. Aromas of pineapple cake and kiwi marmalade with a crisp, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a toasty praline and lemon bar finish.
La Marca NV  Prosecco DOC
87 points
$17
Pale silvery straw color. Mild aromas of lemon toast and peach with a crisp frothy, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a zesty, melon and mineral kissed finish.
Barefoot NV  Prosecco DOC
86 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale golden silver color. Aromas of quince jam, peach gelato, and watermelon with a fruity medium body and a tangy, lemon soda accented finish. A nice fruity sipper.
86 points $9.99 Best Buy
Codorníu NV Classico D.O. Cava
84 points
$10.99
Golden color. Aromas of lemon, pineapple, and balloon with a crisp, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tart caramelized nut and citrus accented finish.
84 points $10.99
Cupcake NV  Prosecco
84 points
$14
Pale golden straw color. Toasty aromas of lemon muffin, funky cheese, and dried peach with a crisp, light-to-medium body and a tangy lime ice and chalk finish.
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