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Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 2013

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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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Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 2013, Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine Drink: 2013-2015. 256289 6.50% S 750 mL  $25.95 Score: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine. July 5, 2014 Scrumptious Seafood Wine  Full Review

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