Festive Bubblies to Stock up For the Year-End
Shortly after Wine Discovery Weekend 2015, discover what bubblies to accompany the upcoming Christmas and New Year 2016!
Retail Price: S$ 80.00
This family Champagne house has been long celebrated for its quality. Meet sixth generation descendent Florent Boizel, and don’t forget to sign up for the Champagne Boizel masterclass, where you can taste back vintages of the Champagnes!
About the Wine: This cuvee is obtained by a precise blend of the three Champagne grape varieties: Chardonnay – floral bouquet and pure elegance, Pinot Noir – finesse and structure, as well as Pinot Meunier – fine fruitiness and softness.
Founded in 1834 by a Champagne family passionate by the wines of its region, the Boizel House was established in Epernay, heart of the Champagne region. From its cellars on the Avenue de Champagne, the house develops its presence worldwide while respecting the unique style of its cuvees.
Winery Website – http://www.boizel.com/en/
Retail Price: S$ 66.00
One of the best value for money bubblies, this is one of the cream of the crop offering by Nino Franco, one of the houses in Prosecco celebrated for their constant innovation and vision.
Nino Franco was founded in 1919 by Antonio Franco in Valdobbiadene. The winery is located at the foot of the Prealps, in the Venetian region and proud to be one of the oldest wineries in Valdobbiadene. Known for their Prosecco vine, the estate has been growing and evolving throughout four generations of producers. Antonio founded it, Nino expanded it, Primo improved international distribution and today, Silvia Franco is the future of the brand.
Winery Website – http://www.ninofranco.it/en/
Retail Price: S$ 126.00
The Kripta received so much attention during the Wine Discovery Weekend we knew this is a must to recommend. If you are looking for something unique to present, it’s patented bottle shape – which comes with a stand – is transformed into a unique showpiece after you finish a bottle or two.
Agustí Torelló Mata’s cava is the result of a personal commitment. The commitment of a family and a team who make possible, year after year and harvest after harvest, the miracle of creating internationally renowned cavas with a unique personality.
Born from the best Penedès vines, Agustí Torelló Mata’s cavas respect their land, local varieties, soil, climate, process and traditions.
These cavas develop through excellence. They convey their spirit. They are cavas with soul.
Winery Website –http://agustitorellomata.com/?lang=en
Retail Price: S$ 52.00
It’s a little known fact that Burgundy – the paradise for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay fans – also produces sparkling wine. Definitely a conversation starter at a dinner with wine lovers.
Domaine du Vissoux is a family-run wine estate. The estate is in the Pierres Dorées golden stone area, in southern Beaujolais.
Combining tradition and modernity, Martine and Pierre-Marie Chermette are fully committed to bringing you really high quality, authentic terroir wines. white, rosé and red Beaujolais, Brouilly, Fleurie, Moulin à Vent, Crémant de Bourgogne and crème de cassis made using our own blackcurrants.
Winery Website – http://www.chermette.fr/en/
Retail Price: S$ 36.00
An all-time favourite – moscato d’asti is an easy pleaser with its aromatic notes, slight fizz and hint of sweetness. This is always a hit with ladies.
Their history dates back to the beginning of the 1900s and grandfather Michele’s dream of planting a vineyard in the heart of the Bagnario Valley, Strevi, an area especially suitable to viticulture. His son Giuseppe then began the Company’s evolution, gradually acquiring the best land of the Monferrato and choosing the most typical grape varieties to plant.A man with deep roots, he was able to convey his passion to the entire family, and today his daughters carry on “the family dream ” with his same enthusiasm and dedication. Quality, not profit, is the Company’s priority and this determines all of their choices and decisions, made in the certainty that the excellent flavors of their corner of Piedmont will be discovered in their wines.
Winery Website – http://en.marencovini.com/