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Featherstone Joy Premium Cuvée Sparkling 2013 Wine Review

Featherstone Joy Premium Cuvée Sparkling 2013

Featherstone Joy Premium Cuvée Sparkling 2013

Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $34.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine


Winery: Featherstone

Agent: Featherstone Winery

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This Featherstone Joy Premium Cuvée Sparkling 2013 was reviewed on December 11, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Featherstone are a quality winery from the more western section of Niagara (the Escarpment area).
Fusty and autolytic, this sparkling (made on a cooler vintage) gets much of its flavour from the dead yeasty lees.
It has a nice medium lemon colour. Tremendously persistent bubbles.
It has some of the primary character you would expect from Niagara Escarpment fruit; lots of orchard fruit and lemon lozenge.
Flavours of sourdough, lemon, yellow apple, and nectarine.
It is built with a lot of structure. It can probably age too. Giving it some time in the cellar might male some of the components more harmonious. It is an intensely flavourful wine, though, and if you are looking for a quality holiday sparkling that packs good value for quality v. price, mission accomplished.
Pair this with squash soup and cashews.
Featherstone Joy Premium Cuvée 2013 from the Twenty Mile Bench in the Niagara Escarpment wine region is made in the traditional method with 100 % Chardonnay. Look for a fine and persistent mousse with white flowers and fresh baked bread on the nose and palate finishing creamy with lemon pudding flavours. Chill and pair with seafood hors d'oeuvres. - Community Wine Reviews

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