Sparkling White

Don Guerino Brut Chardonnay NV

NAME: DON GUERINO BRUT CHARDONNAY NV ( CHARMAT METHOD )

ABV: 11.5%

APPEARANCE:  Pale yellow tinged with green

AROMAS:  White flowers, lemon and green apple, with hint of biscuit and candied fruit

TASTE:  Clean, dry, fruity and fresh on soft, light-bodied palate. Crisp apple flavours, together with a slightly sweet note of nougat or lemon sherbet, show through. Lovely persistent small bubbles, a hint of spritz and a surprisingly long finish

FOOD PAIRING:  Stylish lunchtime aperitif, will work well too with seafood or fish

OVERALL:  Beautifully presented, a subtle and high quality Brut fizz – makes an impressive alternative to other sparklers we could mention!

Awarded 89 points by Decanter magazine ( October 2018 )

Now at £ 15.00 / bottle ( £ 90.00 / case x 6 ) previously £ 16.00 / bottle


Amadeu Brut 2016

NAME: AMADEU BRUT 2016 ( TRADITIONAL METHOD )

ABV: 12%

APPEARANCE:  Clear, pale gold-green

AROMAS:  Pronounced green apple and pear nose, with hint of a floral scent

TASTE:  Dry to off-dry, light, fresh and clean with moderate acidity. More appley flavours blend with light yeasty and toasty notes from lees ageing ( min.12 months ). Persistent fine bubbles and a generous mousse. Rounded on the palate, medium bodied.

FOOD PAIRING:  Perhaps best on its own but try also with seafood or white meat dishes

OVERALL:  Quite simply our bestselling Trad Method fizz – dry but not excessively so, suitable for all occasions

£ 18.00 / bottle ( £ 108.00 / case x 6 )


Geisse Brut Tradicional 2015

NAME: GEISSE BRUT TRADICIONAL 2015 ( TRADITIONAL METHOD )

ABV: 12%

APPEARANCE:  Pale straw yellow-gold

AROMAS:  Complex, aromatic blend of dried fruit, nuts and citric fruits

TASTE:  Beautifully rounded, almost creamy, texture with lemon and lime freshness. Well developed brioche notes apparent too; plenty of fine bubbles and a sherbet-like spritz on a long finish

FOOD PAIRING:  Serve on its own or with delicately flavoured hors d’oeuvres

OVERALL:  Superior Trad Method fizz, for special occasions and/or to impress!

£ 21.00 / bottle ( £ 126.00 / case x 6 )


Don Guerino Brut Rosé Malbec NV

NAME: DON GUERINO MALBEC ROSÉ ( CHARMAT METHOD )

ABV: 11.5%

APPEARANCE:  Attractive mid-salmon pink colour

AROMAS:  Ripe strawberry and other summer berry fruits

TASTE:  Dry to off-dry, pleasant acidity, with plenty of red berry fruit and a decent mousse. Light on the palate and on alcohol. Made 100% from Malbec grapes.

FOOD PAIRING:  Light salads, quiches, pâtés and grilled salmon

OVERALL:  The star of our ‘pinks’:  looks good, tastes good, hard not to like – a lovely blush sparkler for all occasions!

£ 15.00 / bottle ( £ 90.00 / case x 6 )

Sorry, but this wine is temporarily out of stock. New shipment is due in late November!

Recommended alternatives:  Amadeu Brut Rosé 2015 or Cave Geisse Brut Rosé Tradicional 2014 – please see details below


Cave Geisse Extra Brut Tradicional 2014

NAME: CAVE GEISSE EXTRA BRUT TRADICIONAL 2014 ( Traditional Method, 50:50 Chardonnay-Pinot Noir blend, with minimum 30 months lees ageing ). Only 5600 bottles produced!

ABV: 12% Abv.

APPEARANCE: Bright and clear, mid-straw colour with touch of gold; persistent fine mousse

AROMAS: Well developed autolytic character on nose, showing pronounced biscuity, brioche aromas

TASTE: Rich and creamy palate, with fresh buttery, toasty, nutty and brioche notes all to the fore. Dry, with apricot and peach flavours dominating, and a more citric or lemon character in the background. Very long, finishes with a tiny spritz.

OVERALL: Probably our favourite fizz…makes an ideal wedding wine, is of exceptional quality and offers superb value!

Awarded 94 points by Decanter magazine ( October 2018 )

£ 23.00 / bottle ( £ 138.00 / case x 6 )


Sanjo Nobrese Sparkling Moscato NV

NAME:  SANJO NOBRESE MOSCATO NV ( ASTI METHOD )

ABV: 7%

APPEARANCE:  Very pale yellow colour

AROMAS:  Floral and fresh with an attractive orange blossom and citrus scent

TASTE:  Sweet, with clean, fresh and fruity citrus notes. Light bodied, with soft mousse and a lingering finish. Highish level of acidity means that wine is not cloying or overly sweet

FOOD PAIRING:  Try as a digestif with meringues, chocolate, cheesecake, fruit salads or Christmas cake..

OVERALL:  A lovely light and very low alcohol fizz which will impress those with a sweet tooth!

£ 13.00 / bottle ( £ 78.00 / case x 6 ) previously £14.00 / bottle                                                

 

 


Sanjo Nobrese Sparkling Chardonnay NV

NAME:  SANJO NOBRESE BRUT CHARDONNAY NV ( CHARMAT METHOD )

ABV: 12%

APPEARANCE:  Very pale yellow, with green highlights

AROMAS:  Candied and dried fruit overlaid with fresher apple notes

TASTE:  Clean and fresh with both apple and some more aromatic notes. More off-dry than dry. Light bodied and  easy-drinking with decent bubbles

FOOD PAIRING:  A great aperitif but will go well too with salads, seafood, white meat or fish dishes

OVERALL:  Fun, light and easy-drinking – the perfect Christmas party wine!

£ 15.00 / bottle ( £ 90.00 / case x 6 ) 


Campos de Cima Brut Champenoise 2012

NAME: CAMPOS de CIMA BRUT 2012 ( TRADITIONAL METHOD, 70% Chardonnay / 30% Pinot Noir, with min. 24 months lees ageing )

ABV: 12.5%

APPEARANCE:  Deep gold colour with green reflexes

AROMAS: Pronounced tropical notes, including mango and passion fruit, overlying yeasty aromas

TASTE: Palate is dry, soft and rounded, medium-bodied. Complex, with tropical fruits wonderfully intertwined with biscuity-brioche flavours. Fine bubbles and persistent long finish. No oak used

FOOD PAIRING: A great aperitif but works well too with light chicken dishes, risottos or salads

OVERALL:  An outstanding Brazilian wine, the most rich and complex of all our Brut sparklers

Awarded 91 points by Decanter magazine ( October 2018 )

£ 20.00 / bottle ( £ 120.00 / case x 6 ) 


Campos de Cima Extra Brut Champenoise 2012

NAME: CAMPOS de CIMA EXTRA BRUT 2012 ( TRADITIONAL METHOD, 70% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir, with min. 24 months lees ageing )

ABV: 12.5%

APPEARANCE:  Deep gold-green colour

AROMAS: Tropical fruits blended with yeasty, brioche notes

TASTE:  Medium to full bodied but refreshing and dry, with ripe tropical fruits overlaying more restrained, savoury – almost mineral – notes. Persistent fine mousse, fine bubbles and very long, lingering finish. Unoaked

FOOD PAIRING:  Pair with oysters, grilled fish and seafood in general

OVERALL:  As Brut above, but a tad drier: a very high quality Trad Method fizz, showing great complexity and finesse

£ 20.00 / bottle ( £ 120.00 / case x 6 ) 


Geisse Terroir Nature

Cave Geisse Terroir Nature 2014

NAME: CAVE GEISSE TERROIR NATURE 2014 ( TRADITIONAL METHOD – 68% Chardonnay / 32% Pinot Noir, with minimum 36 months lees ageing )

ABV: 12.5%

APPEARANCE: Bright straw colour, with profusion of persistent small bubbles

AROMAS: Attractive notes of green apple, apricot and white flowers, with clear well developed yeasty or toasty ( ‘autolytic’ ) character

TASTE: Full bodied, with generous creamy mouthfeel, honey and crystalised fruit flavours dominate. Very fine, exceptionally long finish.

FOOD PAIRING: Makes the perfect aperitif but can be served with seafood or grilled white fish

OVERALL: With zero dosage, this aged Trad Method sparkler manages to be crisp, elegant and sophisticated all at the same time. In Decanter’s words ‘a serious and classy sparkling wine’!

2012 vintage awarded 92 points by Decanter magazine ( October 2018 )

£ 30.00 / bottle ( £ 180.00 / case x 6 ) 


Miolo Millesime Brut 2009

Miolo Brut Millesime 2014

12,5% Abv. ( available in Republic of Ireland only )

Available on special order – please email nicholas@gobrazilwines.com

This sparkling wine from Brazil is a classic blend of 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir. Light yellow presenting a green reflection with fine and resistant bubbles. The perlage is fine, but intense and long lasting bubbles, leaving a brief and interesting crown. Aromas complex and pleasant range of fruit and aging bouquets (yeast maturation). The taste is balanced acidity, fine body, leaving a pleasant taste in the mouth.

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