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Blue Mountain Gold Label Brut Sparkling Wine Wine Review

Blue Mountain Gold Label Brut Sparkling Wine

Blue Mountain Gold Label Brut Sparkling Wine

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia Bc V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $28.95

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine

Winery: Blue Mountain

Agent: Rogers & Company

Natalie's Score: 93/100

This crisp and refreshing sparkling wine is a blend of about 60% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay and a splash of Pinot Gris grapes, and is designated BC VQA. It spent two years resting on its lees to give it richness and creaminess that challenges the best of N.V. Champagnes. A zesty, refreshing bubbly with vibrant green apple notes. Clean finish. Great price. It offers low alcohol but lots of taste and a persistent mousse. Pair with oysters and mussels.

Sparkling Wine food pairings: grilled salmon, lobster thermidore, pulled pork sammies, tacos..

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This Blue Mountain Gold Label Brut Sparkling Wine was reviewed on September 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Amazing! Pronounced brioche, toasted almond, and citrus peel notes. The palate is loaded with tiny nursing bubbles, scrumptious acidity, and a long citrus zest and baked apple finish. Pair with crab legs. Tasted Feb 2017 - @sommsosa | co-owner of bespoketastings.ca
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This golden gem is complex, well balanced and ready for enjoyment. A wonderful traditional method bubbly offered at a great price. Toasty, dry, with mouthwatering high acidity, integrated alcohol and ready to please. Any time of day with any meal, this gorgeous sparkling is a sure thing. Wow! Great job Blue Mountain. Tasted Feb 2017. Rated 91/100. @BespokeTastings
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Blue Mountain is renowned for producing some of the finest traditional method sparkling wines in Canada. The NV Gold Label Brut is a blend of 56% Pinot Noir, 39% Chardonnay, and 5% Pinot Gris, all from their picturesque estate vineyards in Okanagan Falls, British Columbia. The nose shows fresh orchard fruit, brioche, and flinty minerality. Fine micro bubbles refresh the palate with tart apple, pear, and mineral persisting on the long finish. A wonderful sparkling wine to enjoy with rich dishes such as seared scallops with mushroom risotto, cocktail party hors d'oeuvres, or Blue Mountain's Truffle Popcorn recipe. Terrific value. Highly recommended. Tasted November 2015. 91+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Shows a yeasty, crusty bread nose, with croissant, apple and lemon zest on palate.
Tasted Jan. 2017
Disgorged in March 2015, this BC bubbly is truly one of Canada's best sparkling wines from a producer that specializes in the dry still versions of the grapes that go into this blend such as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. It employs the Méthode Traditionnelle -- the same techniques uses in Champagne of the second fermentation occurring in the bottle. Nicely toasty palate with a delicate mousse and lingering minerality on the finish. Just an excellent sparkler. - Community Wine Reviews

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