NV Bottex Vin du Bugey Cerdon La Cueille Methode Ancestrale 750ml

Varietal: Sparkling
Region: Other France
Size: 750 ml
Style: White
Price: $18.99

Quantity: 8
SKU: 761503252104
Nv Bottex Vin Du Bugey Cerdon La Cueille Methode Ancestrale
"Vin du Bugey-Cerdon is an unusual non-vintage sparkling red wine from the Savoie in eastern France. A blend of 80% Gamay with 20% Poulsard (a local grape), Patrick Bottex's "La Cueille" is a deep rose in color with a lovely taste of wild strawberries. Ever so slightly sweet, it makes a delightful aperitif, or party wine. And with just 8% alcohol in it, you can feel free to open a bottle for an afternoon dessert fest. Perfect for garden parties. Pair it with strawberry shortcake, cookies and even soft, ripe cheeses." - Los Angeles Times

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 90 points

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - 90 pts, Wine House - Dry, crisp, fresh and incredibly fragrant, this sparkling wine is a terrific bargain. The good news is there are around 4,000 cases of it, although I do not know how much is imported by Kermit Lynch. Drink it over the next year. Kermit Lynch is one of the most meticulous importers in terms of shipping wines properly, but it would be nice to see a vintage, release, or bottling date on these bottles. - Feb 2012