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Domaine de Grand Pré Champlain Sparkling Wine Wine Review

Domaine de Grand Pré Champlain Sparkling Wine

Domaine de Grand Pré Champlain Sparkling Wine

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada

Community Score: 88/100

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $29.50

Drink: 2012-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine

Winery: Domaine de Grand Pré

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Almond toasty with mouth-watering notes of green apples and lime zest. This wine is named after Samuel de Champlain who mapped Nova Scotia during the earliest French and Acadian settlements. The wine is a blend of Seyval Blanc and L'Acadie Blanc. A solidly-made bubbly that makes a terrific aperitif.

Sparkling Wine food pairings: aperitif, oysers, seafood, fruit desserts, cheeses.

This was reviewed June 18, 2014 by

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Chris Coughlin - WSET level 3 grad rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Medium dry sparkling, nice aromas/flavours of citrus, orange, lemon zest, and apple. light tasting and easy drinking(sipping).
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Let's Celebrate! This sparkling is an explosion of bubbles, with refreshing aromas and flavours of citrus, apple, pear, nuttiness and a touch of yogurt. Great wine for white fish, fried calamari, and oysters.
Terry Jeans rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This is a light gold sparkling, with good medium bubbles. There are some citrus, apple flavours, balanced with a medium acidity and a fresh zesty finish. Great bubbly from NS!
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Lemon, green apple, and a touch of biscuit. A crisp, refreshing wine with great bubbles. A great wine before dinner or with a salad ... or fish or ...
Kristin Perrin rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Itty-bitty-persistent-bubbles / green apple skins / mushroom / lemon / moussey texture with refreshing acidity.

Chevre on homemade crostinis with apple butter on the side.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A semi-sweet sparkling wine from Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley. Sweet apple aromas , large bubbles and dominant red apple flavours.
great choice with a vanilla cake or trifle.
This traditional method sparkling wine is named for Samuel de Champlain who mapped Nova Scotia during the earliest French and Acadian settlements in what was then l'Acadie. It's a great start served prior to a meal or alongside various appetizers such as local seafood.



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