Pink Bubblies for Mother’s Day

Sunday 10th May will be Mom’s special day and she deserves a show of appreciation. So why not add an enchanting pink sparkle to her day. Here’s a selection of awesome pink bubblies to choose from, depending on your preference and budget: from Champagne to Cap Classique and Sparkling Wine.

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  • Champagne Bollinger Brut Rosé
  • Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Réserve Exclusive Brut Rosé, inspired by the famous Sakura (cherry blossom) season in Japan
  • Krone Vintage Rosé Cuvée Brut or Night Nectar Demi-Sec Rosé
  • Robertson Winery Brut Rosé

 BOLLINGER ROSÉ

One of the world’s most revered Champagne Houses, Bollinger has consistently created outstanding Champagne with character and distinguished by elegance and complexity since 1829.

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The Bollinger Rosé is a blend of 62% pinot noir, 24% chardonnay and 14% pinot meunier from 85% Grand or Premier Cru vineyards of exceptional quality. This is a highly polished Champagne, an aromatic, perfectly balanced Rosé of great complexity and sophistication.

The Bollinger Rosé entices with a beautiful salmon pink colour, a velvet mousse and fresh, pure redcurrant, cherry and strawberry aromas, the palate is rich and refined, perfectly combining power with freshness – with a silky texture, juicy wild berry flavours, a touch of creaminess and a lasting fresh berry finish. The absolutely fabulous Bollinger Rosé can be served for afternoon tea, Bollinger-style. It is also perfect for a picnic on a summer afternoon, as a pre-dinner drink or served with crayfish, salmon, Japanese cuisine or not-so-spicy Asian cuisine and fruit-based desserts.

Bollinger Rosé, packaged in a gorgeous gift box, is available nationally for approximately R1230.

For further information visit www.vinimark.co.za

 

CHAMPAGNE NICOLAS FEUILLATTE RÉSERVE EXCLUSIVE BRUT ROSÉ

Inspired by the famous Sakura (cherry blossom) season in Japan

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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte is the number one selling Champagne in France and the third biggest-selling Champagne brand in the world.

This Rosé Champagne, bursting with red summer fruits, is made in a Brut style and is composed of 45% pinot noir for roundness and structure, 45% meunier for fruitiness and soft, supple character and 10% chardonnay, for elegance and finesse. A gorgeous pomegranate pink, a delicious cavalcade of redcurrant and raspberry notes combine with a hint of strawberries. It is fresh and vibrant with a touch of floral enchantment, perfect for infusing a bit of joy into everyday moments. Lively and refreshing, it is perfect for alfresco sipping, for picnics and delicious with Japanese cuisine.

Exquisitely adorned with the delicate pink petals of the iconic cherry blossom set against a beautiful blue sky, the Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Réserve Exclusive Brut Rosé retails nationally for around R780.

For further information visit www.vinimark.co.za

 

KRONE VINTAGE ROSÉ CUVÉE BRUT 2018 OR KRONE NIGHT NECTAR DEMI-SEC ROSÉ 2018 FOR MUMS WHO PREFER SOMETHING A LITTLE SWEETER.

Krone Vintage-only Méthode Cap Classique is produced on Twee Jonge Gezellen wine estate in Tulbagh, where each vintage tells a story.

 

KRONE VINTAGE ROSÉ CUVÉE BRUT 2018

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Blend: 87% Pinot Noir, 13% Chardonnay

Tasting Notes: A tribute to Pinot Noir, the Krone Rosé Cuvée Brut is a paradox of rich, berry fruit and refreshing, natural finesse. Salmon-pink in colour; Elegant, floral bouquet with delicate pomegranate and red apple notes; Fine, creamy mousse with a punch of juicy, rich berries; Smooth, bone dry finish enhanced by lingering berry notes.

Food Pairing Suggestions: Charred squid with tamarind and pineapple salsa, Creamy prawn and avocado cocktail with spiced lime wedges, Salmon with crispy skin crackling and wild rice, Sesame-encrusted seared tuna, Charcuterie board featuring parma ham, prosciutto and saucisson sec.

Retail price: Krone Vintage Rosé Cuvée Brut 2017 is widely available nationally in select liquor retailers and grocers at approximately R150 per bottle.

KRONE NIGHT NECTAR DEMI-SEC ROSÉ 2018

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Demi-Sec is a distinctive style of Cap Classique that deserves to be discovered. It is probably the closest in style to the first famous sparkling wines of France a century ago: providing that touch of sweetness which renders the style “Demi-Sec” or Semi-Sweet in category.

Blend: 87% Pinot Noir, 13% Chardonnay

Tasting Notes: Subtle salmon blush; The spun sugar nose is laced with expressive notes of raspberries and cranberries; Rich and textured, the palate is all strawberries and cream, offering a long, velvet finish.

Food Pairing Suggestions: Prawns grilled on hot coals with coconut-lime basting and peach chutney, Sticky pork belly, Porchetta with mushroom stuffing, Strawberry cream cake, Raspberry pinwheels.

Retail: The Krone Night Nectar Demi-Sec Rosé 2017 is widely available nationally in select liquor retailers and grocers at approximately R150 per bottle.

For further information visit: www.kronemcc.com

 

ROBERTSON WINERY BRUT ROSÉ

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The Robertson Winery Brut Rosé, delightfully pink and dry with a vivacious sparkle, is elegantly refreshing, charmingly drinkable and vibrantly packaged.

With a strawberry blush, enticing floral and candied fruit aromas, juicy wild strawberry flavours and a generous aftertaste, this enchanting pink sparkler leaves your taste-buds calling for more. It is refreshingly fun, decidedly fruity and very easy to love! Make the Robertson Winery Brut Rosé your favourite go-to drink. Enjoy it anywhere, anytime… with friends, family or your loved one. Perfect for summer sipping and celebrations, serve well-chilled to keep the bubbles and flavours at their peak.

The Robertson Winery Robertson Winery Brut Rosé is widely available nationally at leading grocers and liquor retailers, and retails between R60 and R65 per bottle.

For further information visit: www.robertsonwinery.co.za

 


BY:

Posy & Jeremy Hazell

Public Relations and Wine Consultants

Tel: 021 851 1563

Posy: 082 557 2968 and posy@hazell.co.za

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