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Cuvee N. 5 Brut

Cuvee N. 5 Brut
NV Brut Cuvee Sparkling Wine, France

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Other French Sparkling Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 11%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$2
Best Buy

Cuvee N. 5 Brut
NV Brut Cuvee Sparkling Wine, France

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Other French Sparkling Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 11%
Golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of honeyed herb muffin, candied lemon and peach, and aloe with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, fruity medium body and a smooth, breezy finish with nuances of ripe quince, kiwi, and earth with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A tasty fruity sparkler that fit the bill for parties and toasts.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively, Juicy & Smooth & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: honeyed herb muffin, candied lemon and peach, and aloe
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of ripe quince, kiwi, and earth
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Gyros, Steamed Mussels, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A tasty fruity sparkler that fit the bill for parties and toasts.

The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
104 Crandon Blvd, Suite 402
Key Biscayne, FL 33419
USA
1 305-365-0101

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
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