The Banrock Station Moscato displays lifted Muscat-style aromatics, with subtle hints of fresh grapefruit and lemon. On the palate, delicate passion fruit and fresh pineapple flavours with sweet characteristics are present. The gentle spritz gives the wine an appealing lift and refreshing finish.
Perfect as an aperitif, with delicate cheese platters and deserts, or with crisp summer salads. Serve chilled.
The Banrock Station Pink Moscato displays fresh, aromatic notes of citrus and melon with a touch of sherbert and musk. On the palate, fresh melon and sweet floral characteristics are present. The natural fruit sweetness is balanced with the fresh acid finish and the gentle spritz gives the wine a refreshing finish. Food pairings: Best suited as an aperitif, with delicate cheese platters and deserts, or with crisp summer salads. Serve chilled.
Tasting Note: Lighter in alcohol (7.5% ABV) with a gentle spritz, the Red Moscato displays fresh, lifted strawberry aromas. The palate exhibits fresh berry flavours with a delicate fairy floss characteristic.
Zibibbo Citrus Crush is bursting with bubbles and summer fruit flavours with a racy, fresh vibrant finish. It has lifted aromas of lime zest, kaffir lime and freshly squeezed lemons. This sparkling wine is made from Muscat of Alexandria grapes and a small addition of natural citrus flavouring. The grapes were harvested from mid February to mid April 2014 at baumé levels from 11.3º to 12.2º.
Wolf Blass Eaglehawk Cuvée Brut is a fresh, flavoursome sparkling wine with zesty citrus, white peach and sherbet aromas. Flavours of apple and melon come together in a soft, creamy palate with a crisp, refreshing finish.
FOOD & WINE MATCHING:
Sparkling wine pairs well with shellfish, salmon, caviar, charcuterie, eggs, vegetables, and soft white cheeses. Eaglehawk Cuvée Brut is great with fresh prawn and avocado salad, or Camembert, pear and water crackers.
A refreshing cleansing palate with the lemon and fresh scone dough flavours helped by the yeast autolysis adds creaminess along with the fine acid line which is present to create a crisp, zesty and fulfilling finish.
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