WHAT IS IT?
Sparkling wine made by Cloudy Bay.
This is a light wine that is very refreshing with a fruity apple taste and faint citrus flavours. I like to drink this as a spritzer with lemonade but I make it strong so that there is as much wine as lemonade because I like the flavour so much. The main flavour is the apples and that is strong even on the aftertaste, the citrus is a lot lighter but you can taste it all the time and that's surprising because of how faint it is while I am drinking.
WHAT I THINK
I like this wine very much and drink it mostly in the summer because of how refreshing it is. It is a very nice wine to drink with a meal and I have also cooked a lot with it when I am cooking things like risotto or chicken in white wine. The apple taste makes it go nice with food and the wine does not take over the flavours of the ingredients to my meal.
It is sparkling and there are lots of bubbles in this wine but they go down quick and that makes it easier to drink I think. I like the smell of this wine while I am drinking and that improves the taste for me, it's nicer when chilled so I keep our bottle in the wine cooler so that it is always the right temperature. This wine stores very well and that is good because it's so sweet that I can only drink one or 2 glasses and then I have to put it away, that is why I like only to open this wine when I have friends or family round.
There is not very much of an aftertaste when I drink this wine and it makes my mouth feel fresh, I like this because the wine is strong when I am drinking it but does not leave my mouth stale even when I stop drinking it and move to other drinks.
Cloudy Bay Pelorus costs £19.99 and I buy it from Waitrose. It has got 12.5% alcohol and because it is sweet it would be easy to drink too much. It is a bit too sweet for me but it tastes like it is a drink that a lot of people would choose for the sweetness and that makes it quite dangerous.
5 Dooyoo Stars.
The pale straw colour and aromas of ripe citrus fruits indicate the chardonnay origins of Pelorus nv. A bouquet of apple and lemon complements fresh bready notes derived from two years bottle ageing on lees. The deliciously crisp palate displays toasty, c