Joseph Perrier Cuvée Brut ‘Josephine’ 2018 Champagne

Joseph Perrier Cuvée Brut ‘Josephine’ 2018 Champagne

I’m not going to lie, I got absolutely spoilt on Mother’s Day. My boys definitely looked after me with freshly baked scones with jam & cream + this beautiful bottle of champagne.

This Joseph Perrier Cuvée Brut ‘Josephine’ is named after Joseph’s daughter as he made this bubbles for her wedding. Which explains the gorgeous hand painted bottle design decorated with fine gold.

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Clover Hill Tasmanian Sparkling Non-Vintage Rosé

Clover Hill Tasmanian Sparkling Non-Vintage Rosé

After tasting this Tasmanian Sparkling Non-Vintage Rosé, I can see why it has won a string of accolades. It’s so darn tasty!

Read about my visit to Clover Hill in 2019 >>

Firstly thank you Clover Hill Wines for sending this sample my way, it was very much appreciated – right down to the last drop.

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Printhie Wines Swift Rose Brut Sparkling

Printhie Wines Swift Rose Brut Sparkling

From the highest vineyards in NSW on the slopes of the extinct volcano Mt Canobolas, an elite range of sparkling wine has been handcrafted by Printhie Wines.

I was recently sent this sample bottle of their Swift NV Rosé (thank you) to give a whirl which Mr Spittoon and I enjoyed with a cheese and meat platter.

This rosé bubbles hailing from the Orange region of NSW is made predominantly of Chardonnay (there’s also Pinot Noir and Reserve wines in there to add complexity). To get that wonderful copper colour, a 2% addition of Pinot Noir red wine is added at disgorgement.

This rosy number snapped up the title of the Best Sparkling at the NSW 2019 Wine Awards.

Here’s what we thought of it:

Pale copper colour in the glass with a lovely array of raspberries, orchard fruits and citrus cream on the nose. In the mouth it has a wonderfully smooth mouthfeel with those red berry fruits flowing through and refreshing citrus zest. Deliciously dry and thirst quenching.

This wine was sent to me as a sample, I was under no obligation to post about it.

All opinions are based on my own taste buds. Wine is subjective & always evolving, so make sure you drink what you enjoy!

Bonking Frog Foreigner 2016 Sparkling Chenin Blanc

Bonking Frog Foreigner 2016 Sparkling Chenin Blanc

This week we celebrated our bubba being 1 week old! Naturally bubbles were in order and it’s safe to say I have been so looking forward to cracking into this Bonking Frog 2016 Sparkling made from Chenin Blanc grapes grown in the Margaret River.

A big thanks to Windfall Wine Estate for this sample. Bonking Frog is one of the wine ranges from this boutique winery in North Boyanup, Western Australia. It’s named after the noisy frogs on the property, otherly let known as the Western Banjo Frogs.

It was the perfect tipple for the occasion!

In the glass it’s a pale lemon lime colour. The nose has a gorgeous burst of citrus (lemon, orange)with sweet florals and pineapple and apple sherbet coming through for me. In the mouth it’s thirst quenching, approachable and bloody easy to consume! A fun and extremely tasty bubbles.

This wine was sent to me as a sample, I was under no obligation to post about it.

All opinions are based on my own taste buds. Wine is subjective & always evolving, so make sure you drink what you enjoy!