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#WinePicks: Bring Out The Bubbly

written by Wendy Watta 8th December 2015

Here are some bottles to pop to set your party rolling this December!NICOLAS FEUILLATE BRUT RESERVE

NICOLAS FEUILLATE BRUT RESERVE
France
10,800
Nose: Apple, pear and peach with curry and tumeric spices.
Palate: Clean, delicate and complex with a fresh finish.
Food pairing: Smoked salmon crostini, prawns and quince. Available from MIA Wines and Spirits

 

 

VEUVE CLICQUOT BRUTVEUVE CLICQUOT BRUT
France
Ksh 8,555
Nose: Fruit with hints of brioche and vanilla.
Palate: Perfect balance of finesse and forcefulness.
Food pairing: Blini, duck, salmon, shrimp. Available from Viva Global

 

 

 

TAITTINGER NOCTURNE
FranceTAITTINGER NOCTURNE
Ksh 8,065
Nose: A delicate bouquet reveals the delightful aromas of yellow peaches and dried apricots
Palate: Smooth, creamy yet crisp, with flavours of raisins
and fruits in syrup. A sweeter style of Champagne.
Food pairing: Foie gras on gingerbread, rich pâtés with toasted brioche, fruit desserts. Available from WOW Beverages

 

MOET CHANDON IMPERIAL BRUTMOET CHANDON IMPERIAL BRUT
France
Ksh 7,625.
Nose: Bright fruitiness with notes of green apple and white flowers.
Palate: white-fleshed fruits and citrus enhanced by fine bubbles and elegant maturity with notes of brioche and wheat.
Food pairing: Sushi, scallops, oysters, white fish, white meat, white chocolate. Available from Viva Global

 

 

 

LAURENT PERRIER BRUTLAURENT PERRIER BRUT
France
Ksh 7,950
Nose: Good complexity with hints of citrus
and white fruit.
Palate: Crisp and clean with fresh lemon flavours, brioche and hazelnut.
Food pairing: Fish, poultry, desserts. Available from The Wine Shop Kenya

 

NEDERBURG CUVEE BRUT
South AfricaNEDERBURG CUVEE BRUT
Kshs 1,225
Nose: Delicate fruit aromas
Palate:Crisp and fresh with a lingering aftertaste.
Food pairing: The perfect partner to any celebration, it gives a bracing vitality to fresh oysters, seasonal fruits, omelettes, eggs benedict. Available from: Nakumatt, The Wine Shop, Vintage Cigars, Chandarana

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