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Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 2013 Wine Review

Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 2013

Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 2013

Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Community Score: 4.6/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $25.95

Drink: 2013-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 6.5%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine


Winery: Benjamin Bridge

Agent: Benjamin Bridge Vineyards

Product: 256289

Product: 12133986

Product: 5056

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Celebrate life! Wow this is liquid exuberance. Moscato-grape aromas with orange zest and honeysuckle swaying in the summer breeze. Low alcohol, and some sweetness make this a great aperitif or companion to any spicy dish or one with a bit of sweetness like glazed ham, sweet potatoes etc.

Food pairings: salmon, lobster, seafood chowder, charcuterie and Dragon's Breath blue cheese.

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This was reviewed July 5, 2014 by

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Matt Steeves, Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Benjamin Bridge has been making a real fizz in the sparkling wine scene over the past decade. This Nova Scotia (Canada) based winery is producing sparkling wines that rival those from Champagne. A combination of ideal terroir for producing crisp & complex cool climate grapes, along with creative winemaking expertise, has resulted in world-class sparkling wines with incredible minerality and refreshing acidity.

The Nova 7 is stylistically similar to Italy's Moscato d'Asti, with its gentle effervescence, floral and orchard fruit aromas and flavours, and also produced in a off-dry low alcohol style. Unlike many Moscato d'Asti's, the Nova 7 is crisper, and loaded with refreshing minerality making it that much more versatile for pairings.

Nova 7 is a beautiful copper-hued salmon colour with a nose displaying sweet honey suckle, asian pear, and golden yellow apple notes. Slightly effervescent, the initial taste profile is of sweet orchard fruit, followed immediately by crisp refreshing acidity and a long mineral finish. Perfectly balanced, this off-dry wine is loaded with refreshing minerality making it a great choice for east coast seafood appetizers, sushi, tart berry desserts, or simply to enjoy on its own whether that be on a patio in the summer or during the holiday season to make a special toast. Benjamin Bridge sparkling wines are some of the most interesting I've tasted and I look forward to following this winery in the years to come. Tasted November 2014. 92+ points. Matt Steeves - www.nataliemaclean.com

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