/ Monday, 4 February 2013 / No comments / Burgundy , Cremant de Bourgogne
Simonnet-Febvre Crémant de Bourgogne Brut NV
Were I an Australian sparkling wine producer, I would be worried by this sort of quality sparkling wine at this sort of price. As a wine consumer though, I’m pretty happy to have found it. Bright, pale in intensity and lemon in colour. Small bubbles, and considerable persistence. The aromatics are clean, with developing notes of yeast, lemon and old wood. On the palate, this Crémant is dry, with medium-high acid, a creamy mousse, light-medium body and flavours of lemons, minerals, stones, and residual notes of lemon. This is a good value, good sparkling wine, and I’m happy to have stumbled across it. Good
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