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Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 Sparkling 2018 Wine Review

Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 Sparkling 2018

Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 Sparkling 2018

Nova Scotia, Canada

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2019-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 6.5%

Sweetness: Medium

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine


Winery: Benjamin Bridge

Agent: Lifford Wine & Spirits

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This Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 Sparkling 2018 was reviewed on November 6, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Benjamin Bridge has been making a real fizz in the sparkling wine scene over the past decade and a half. This Nova Scotia (Canada) based winery is producing sparkling wines that rival those from Champagne and other storied wine regions around the world. A combination of ideal terroir for producing crisp and complex cool climate grapes, along with creative winemaking expertise, has resulted in world-class sparkling wines, unlike no others given their unique tidal terroir, each and every vintage.

There’s a tendency to compare Nova 7 to Italy’s Moscato d’Asti, given its gentle effervescence and off-dry low alcohol style, but I must say Nova 7 is in a league of its own. Crisper, perfectly balanced, more complex, and loaded with refreshing minerality, Nova 7 is unlike no others, and many Canadians have caught on to this. Nova 7 continues to gain popularity as Canada’s favourite wine.

In its twelfth vintage now, the 2018 shows a very faint copper colour with the characteristic aromas of sweet honey suckle, marigold blossoms, asian pear, and fresh stone fruit. Lightly effervescent, the mid-palate shows creamy and sweet orchard fruit and fresh ginger, all backed with crisp and refreshing acidity on the long finish. Beautifully balanced, this off-dry wine is beautifully balanced with mouthwatering acidity and refreshing minerality making it a great choice for east coast seafood appetizers, sushi, tart berry desserts, or simply to enjoy on its own.

Tasted September 2019. 94 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
A sparkling white from Nova Scotia, Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 2018 is a medium-bodied wild-ferment bubble produced from Muscat varietals, Vidal, Seyval and Geisenheim wine grapes, fresh and floral with ripe stone fruit and soft orange flavours on the palate. 15,000 cases made. - Community Wine Reviews

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