1 minute read
6 Sep 2013
12:56 pm

Wines of the Day: Drown the sorrows

It shouldn't have happened to you. You got dumped, fired, hit on by the ugly guy, rear ended while doing your make up in the traffic, had your credit cards recalled by the bank. What could possibly cheer you up?

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The wines featured here are chosen according to high point scored and 4 or 5 star value for money. In other words, for the price that you pay for the quality which is in the bottle, you will be well pleased with your purchase. Wines with a five star value offer outstanding quality for the price, four star offer very good quality for the price while a one star value, well, it’s your choice.

 

2010 Darling Cellars Blanc de Blancs Brut

 

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Green edged pale gold, fine persistent mousse, delicate smoky bready notes, fine pear drop finish.

Occasions

– Elegant Meal

– Winter Meal

– Summer Meal

– Aperitif

Goes With

– Roast Vegetables

– Fish

– Shellfish

– Oysters/Sushi

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2008 Twee Jonge Gezellen Estate The House of Krone Borealis Cuvée Brut

 

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Pale mid yellow, now showing lovely developed biscuity, baked bread aromas, mousse still fine, persistent, keeping the wine fresh to the finish

Occasions

– Elegant Meal

– Summer Meal

– Aperitif

– Dazzle a Date

Goes With

– Fish

– Shellfish

– Oysters/Sushi

– Cream-based Pasta

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Is it a good wine?

0 to 50 points: Do not take orally
50 to 60 points: A very ordinary wine
60 to 69 points: Good enough commercial wine
70 to 79 points: Good to very good wine
80 to 89 points: Excellent wine
90 + points: World Class wine