Ridgeview Cavendish English Sparkling Wine 2010

I somehow fail to write up some of the good wines that I drink regularly; Ridgeview’s Cavendish sparkling falls into this category.  This wine opened my eyes to the quality of English sparkling wine, and I recommend it highly.  It will satisfy all but the most xenophobic of palates.  A fine and persistent bead inContinue reading “Ridgeview Cavendish English Sparkling Wine 2010”

A weekly wrap; 23 March 2013

Well, another week has slipped by.  I somehow managed to post quite a few wine reviews this week, though this was perhaps made easier by the number of high quality wines tasted.  I still haven’t managed to write up my promised notes on my extraordinary tasting of old Chassagne-Montrachets the other week.  In fact, I’mContinue reading “A weekly wrap; 23 March 2013”

Nyetimber Classic Cuvee English Sparkling 2006

I am a card carrying supporter of English sparkling wine.  They can achieve an acidity and balance that resembles Champagne generally and the style of many “grower” Champagnes more specifically.   There are some exceptions, but mostly they surpass local offerings.  Their chief problem, I think, is that they are hard to find on AustralianContinue reading “Nyetimber Classic Cuvee English Sparkling 2006”