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ARCHANGEL BRUT SPARKLING CHARDONNAY 2014 Traditional method, VQA Beamsville Bench
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer ANGELS GATE
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Bright light straw colour. Complex, mineral-driven, intense, ripe, apple-lemon meringue nose with some toasty, notes. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, fairly spicy, effervescent, complex, bright, lemon-apple meringue flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid, crisp, mineral finish. A traditional food inspired sparkler will appeal to fans of very dry Brut Champagne. This batch disgorged 100% Chardonnay spent a minimum of 60 months on its lees. It has 12% alcohol and 9 g/L residual sugar. The recommended 2013 (***) with 90-points was released on May 11, 2019 at $29.95. CSPC 227009
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Ang Gat
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(90 points)
Classy, Very Dry, Complex
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Niagara sparkling wine is truly in its ascendancy, moving from strength to strength. In this exciting, dynamic atmosphere, the wines of winemaker Philip Dowell are among the very best of the best. Expect this traditional method sparkler to be complex and creamy, with a superb depth of apple and citrus alongside vanilla, toast and underlying minerality. This is a wine for dinner, not just for celebrating. Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 16, 2020
Cases bought 72 (6 bottles per case)

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