Looking for something new, I choose to go with this
Blanquette de Limoux, which is the first sparkling wine on
record. It is over 90% Mauzac grape, which yields an apple
taste somewhere between Red Delicious with a hint of Granny
Smith. This is a brut, or extra-extra dry wine, and it also
has a very doughy taste to it, akin to baking rolls in the oven.
While others may differ, I think that this wine is very
limited in what you can pare it with, as the dough aspect of
it detracts from any and all flavors.
The color is pale gold, and this wine produces a lot of
This wine would be winner for those that like a very dry
bubbly, but it just isn't it for me.