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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer VILARNAU
This REPEAT crowd-pleaser was assessed from a new bottle just purchased at the LCBO. Bright light straw colour with streams of tiny bubbles. Fairly intense, fresh, slightly spicy, attractive, floral, ripe, apple-melon-pear-lemon fruit on the nose. Fairly dry, medium bodied, well balanced, slightly spicy, fresh, harmonious, ripe, lemon-melon-pear-apple fruit flavours with a lingering, fairly crisp, mineral-tinged, effervescent finish. Aged over 15 months in the bottle on lees, this tasty, ready-to-drink, organic NEW blend of 50% Macabeo, 35% Parellada and 15% Xarel.lo has 11.5% alcohol, 10 g/L residual sugar and 5.7 g/L total acidity with a new lot number 160623-L23167221E on the back label. CSPC 515254
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Woo Win
Country Spain
Region Penedès
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Fresh, Ripe, Bright, Effervescent
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: This wine is a lively blend of Macabeo, Parellada and Chardonnay sourced from sites in the highest, windiest part of Sant Sadurni d'Anoia. It's bright and fruity, with lemon, melon, apple, gentle spices and herbs. Utterly appealing and enjoyable. Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 7, 2023
Cases bought 1000 (6 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Not Presented   * Below Average   *+ OK   ** Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding ***+ Exceptional

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