Le Lude, Methode Cap Classique Reserve Brut Rosé, Western Cape, South Africa
Tasting Note: A rosé sparkler that will raise your mood.
Pale-intensity salmon in color this wine has a nose of strawberry, red cherry, lemon citrus and orange zest.
On the palate the dry, medium-bodied sparkling rosé delivers fruit and yeasty flavors suggested on the nose.
The flavors are well-integrated
Bottle Note: Le Lude, a family-owned winery in Franschhoek, South Africa specializes in the crafting of fine sparkling wines in the bottle-fermented Methode Cap Classique. Made from the noble chardonnay and pinot noir grape varieties, Le Lude Brut Rosé features a vivid hue of onion skin and pale gold. Its enchanting color leads to berry and citrus flavors, enhanced by a textured and creamy mouth-feel, the result of classic sparkling wine matured in traditional underground cellars.
Price: $24 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 290 South African Rand (ZAR)
Tasted: Le Lude Winery, Orangerie Restaurant, Franschhoek, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 20, 2018