This is an opulent, showy style of a sparkling wine. Notes of honey, brioche, dates and ginger lead to a rich, round texture and vigorous mousse. The finish is a little mealy and sweet but there are plenty who will dig this rich style, particularly once they see the affordable price tag.
Reviews wines from Australia and New Zealand
A native of New York who has spent years living abroad in London and Perth, Australia, Pickard’s work has previously appeared in publications such as Australia’s Gourmet Traveller Wine, James Halliday’s Wine Companion, Scoop Magazine, Decanter and Wine Enthusiast. She was the co-host of the popular podcast, The Crush, as well as a regular presenter on various TV shows. Pickard is excited to share her vast knowledge and great passion for the wines of both Australia and New Zealand.