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91 • PEJU NV Brut Sparkling Wine, North Coast $30.
Golden straw color. Aromas of vanilla meringue, poached apple, coconut, and faint pickled melon with effervescent fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a tangy mango, papaya, and banana custard pie accented finish. Great lively tropical fruit flavors. (tasted on Nov-15-2013)
89 • Sparkling Pointe 2010 Brut, North Fork of Long Island $29.
Pale golden color. Aromas of vanilla brittle and apple and berry custard tart with tangy, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a long, kiwi, spiced melon, leafy earth,and mineral accented finish. Very tasty and mouthwatering. Try with mushroom tempura. (tasted on Dec-09-2013)
89 • Sparkling Pointe 2005 "Brut Seduction", North Fork of Long Island $60.
Golden color. Aromas of tapioca, lemon meringue pie, and berry tart with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a long, medley of exotic tropical fruits, spices and earth on the finish. An impressive, mature sparkler that will be great at the table. (tasted on Dec-09-2013)
88 • Barefoot NV Bubbly Brut Cuvée Sparkling Champagne, California $9.99. Best Buy.
Silvery straw color. Aromas of pistachio nougat, lime curd, and peach jelly with a crisp, tangy light-to-medium body and a sweet kiwi and mineral finish. (tasted on Nov-25-2013)
87 • Sparkling Pointe 2010 "Topaz Impérial", North Fork of Long Island $37.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale copper pink color. Aromas of caramelized dried fruits, custard, and sweet spice with a tart, medium body and a lemon, grapefruit, moss, and spiced toffee finish. Interesting, try with cheeses like gouda and Brunost. (tasted on Dec-09-2013)