Category: Sparkling Wine

Anna de Cordoniu Brut Nature NV

★★★☆☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Penedes, Spain. Grapes: Chardonnay (75%), Parellada (15%), Macabeo and Xarel-lo (10%) A very strange venture by one of Cava’s leading brands Cordoniu, …

Raventos i Blanc L’Hereu Reserva 2013

★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Penedes, Spain. Grapes: Macabeo, Xarel-lo, Parellada Lemon in colour. Very fine bubbles. Alluring as every good sparkling should be as soon as …

Jacob’s Creek Sparkling Shiraz NV

★☆☆☆☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: South East Australia. Grapes: Shiraz Very deep ruby, almost black, with big aggressive bubbles encouraging you to drink it before it goes …

Dr Loosen Sekt Riesling Extra Dry NV

B★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Mosel Valley, Germany. Grapes: Riesling Very attractive looking wine. Steady and consistent mousse, medium-intensity lemon in colour. The nose is aromatic, a …

Klein Constantia Cap Classique Brut 2011

★★☆☆☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Constantia, South Africa. Grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir Cap Classique just means this was made in traditional method. The wine has a lovely …

Casa Santos Lima Espumante Brut 2013

★★☆☆☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Portugal. Grapes: Chardonnay, Arinto Lovely fine bubbles with a mid-lemon colour. Fresh aromas of conference pear, lemon and minerality. As the wine’s …