Benjamin Bridge Brut Reserve (750ml)
Benjamin Bridge vineyards are located in the heart of the Gaspereau Valley on the Bay of Fundy, where the cool climate bears an uncanny affinity with the Champagne region of France. The estate makes a range of wines;sparkling, white, red, rose, dry and sweet. Though the focus is on making world-class Méthode Classique sparkling wines that have been compared in tastings to Champagne. The hand crafted wines of Benjamin Bridge have helped raise the profile of the Nova Scotian wine industry.
In the glass, a pale straw colour with a platinum hue. On the nose, assertive hints of acacia honey and raw beeswax are enhanced by subtle and elegant floral undertones. On the palate, the wine is youthful and vibrant, with lively suggestions of lime zest, toasted almonds and baked green apples. The finish lingers with persistence, showcasing the wine’s substantial depth and textural density.
The Brut Reserve represents the pinnacle category of our sparkling program, and is annually assembled with the sole purpose of finding the most harmonious and powerful combination of Chardonnay and Pinot.Each vintage presents a distinct expression of our coastal climate and is celebrated for their uniqueness. The 2010 Brut Reserve is composed of 40% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir. The wine ages for 5 years on the lees and has a dosage of 11 g/L. Recommended drinking: 2021-2030