Bubbles, ice and roses, there is no better time than New Years to indulge in some fine Champagne. In this month’s Issue of Yummy Magazine, our in-house wine expert, Josiah Kahiu, lists a few top picks to enjoy this festive season
The Cuvée Prestige comes from a balanced blend of three grape varieties Pinot Noir, Meunier and Chardonnay. Its prolonged aging in cellar offers power, roundness and creaminess, allowing it to accompany you from aperitif to your most refined meals. Available from Le Decanter
Retails at Ksh. 6,600.
This Methode Cap Classic is made from a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. This sparkling wine offers Light yeasty aromas, with limey fresh fruit on the nose and rich creamy complexity on the palate. The fine mousse contributes the freshness and finesse. Available from Wines of the World.
Retails at Ksh 1,540
This blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah has an intense pink vibrant color with good effervescence. The nose is a lively mix of fresh strawberries and blackberries. This Brut Rosé is refreshing but not too sweet and is a perfect choice to enjoy on its own. Available at alcohol distributors and bars countrywide
Retails at Ksh. 4,000
This sparkling wine is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir that create a surprising complexity. It is pleasantly well structured and balanced on the palate. Available from Le Decanter.
Retails at Ksh. 1,400