Chapel Down Tenterden England NV Sparkling Rose
Nose is light. Flower, egg white, black cherry.
Orange acidity flavor, light candy. The mouth feel of bubbles is a bit sharp. High acidity.
Chateau Paveil de Luze 1998
Deep ruby with garnet hue. Can’t believe this is a 12 yrs old.
Medium nose. Pickled squash (decreasing), wet soil (decreasing), vegetable (decreasing), rotten leaves (decreasing), with chocolate, black currant. After about 0.5-1 hr breathing, shows sweet black cherry and flower noses, just like typical Margaux.
Medium- body with medium- acidity and tannin (matured and velvet). Dry but with a bit fruity sweetness. Chocolate, black berry, light flowers. Medium length. At its peak!!
Holy cow Riesling 2006
Medium mineral (decreasing), honey (increasing), lemon, and peach. Some petrol nose is light and decreasing.
Palate has citrus, light green apple, and petrol flavors. Medium- acidity and body. Off-dry and medium- length.
Schramsberg Cremant 1988 Demi-sec
Deep tawny color.
Medium to pronounced nose. Caramel sauce, cake, coffee, milk, chocolate. All relate to desserts.
The body is medium to full, still keeps its structure (well, no bubbles after 20+ yrs). Low to medium acidity. Ripe apple, apple pie, citrus, chocolate, caramel and coffee.