Who would've thunk it

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Brand NameMateus
Wine NameSparkling Brut Rose
Vintage (Year)
AVABairrada DOC
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeBaga
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
Wine GroupsLow cost party staples
Alcohol %12%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating8 (on a scale of 1-10)

I have seen Mateus wine before and never would pick it up, but this time around I spotted a bottle of sparkling brut rose and said what do I have to lose.  

Made from the Baga grape, this wine gives some nice fruit flavors with bright acidity.  The label says apple, pear and raspberry but I can tell you that I definitely taste the apple and raspberry.  Not bad, something that you can easily drink and enjoy.  A great party filler.


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