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CAP CLASSIQUE SPARKLING BRUT ROS╔ 2016 Traditional method, WO Western Cape, South Africa
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer L'ORMARINS
Very light pale salmon-tinged straw colour with only modest effervescence visible. Attractive, faintly spicy, gently toasty, lemon-apple meringue nose. Fairly dry, medium bodied, well balanced, very slightly spicy, ripe, raspberry-plum, lemon-apple flavours with a lingering, bright, fairly fresh, crisp finish. A crowd-pleasing, well balanced, ready-to-drink, Traditional method blend of 55% Pinot Noir and 45% Chardonnay that was aged for over two years on the lees. Has 12.5% alcohol and 9 g/L residual sugar with lot number L22152 on the back label. Perfect anytime with anything. NEW in Vintages. CSPC 28586
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Joh Han
Country South Africa
Rating ***(91 points)
Dry, Harmonious, Bright, Raspberry, Brioche
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Pale Provenšal pink, piquant raspberry & lemon fragrance, creamy mousse & persistence. Classy 2016 gets its weight & richness from 2 years on lees & 70% pinot noir, its elegance & joie de vivre from chardonnay. Score - 96 (Platter's South African Wine Guide, 2022) Price $ 25.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 1, 2023
Cases bought 270 (12 bottles per case)

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