Full Review

Colmant

Colmant
NV Brut Reserve, Western Cape

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Brut

Date Tasted:
Country: South Africa
Alcohol: 12.5%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$28.95

Colmant
NV Brut Reserve, Western Cape

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Brut

Date Tasted:
Country: South Africa
Alcohol: 12.5%
Yellow straw color. Bright, fruity, creamy leesy aromas of lemon chiffon, nougat, brioche, and balloon with a body and a smooth, charming, medium-long honeyed lemon and mango and toast finish with no oak. A very zesty, lemony sparkler that will cut through rich foods like a knife.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp, lively & fruity
Aroma Aroma: lemon chiffon, nougat, brioche, and balloon
Taste Flavor: honeyed lemon and mango and toast
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own or with food
Recipes Pairing: Poached Scallops With Chorizo Butter, Coconut Crusted Shrimp , Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very zesty, lemony sparkler that will cut through rich foods like a knife.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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Brut

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Brut is a term that defines dryness levels in sparkling wines; it is most famously used for Champagne, but it is a common term used around the world for most sparkers.

While Brut means "dry" for all intents and purposes, it can actually be off-dry or even lightly sweet. The definition of Brut for Champagne is between 0-12 grams of residual sugar, so Brut actually describes a range of sensations.

No matter how dry a Brut sparkling wine actually is in technical terms, it is generally dry enough to serve at the dinner table with most foods.