Vancouver Sun

Spicy and sweet pairs for pancakes

- — Anthony Gismondi

Mini- corn pancakes, cream cheese and a glass of sparkling wine will jump- start any evening.

Bellavista Franciacor­ta Cuvée Brut N/ V, Lombardy, Italy

Price: $ 30 ( private wine shops) | Score: 89/ 100

UPC: 8949020000­11

Look for a big nutty, toasty, cherry and baked apple nose with spicy honey aromas. Round, juicy, slightly foamy palate that is on the sweeter side of dry. Cherry, baked apple, nutty, spicy, honey, peach and guava fl avours. Good fi nesse in a ripe, full- style sparkler to drink anytime. Well done.

Selbach- Oster Riesling Brut 2011, Mosel-Saar- Ruwer, Germany

Price: $ 36 | Score: 88/ 100

UPC: 7172150035­03

Spicy, light fl oral, green apple, light nectarine and lees aromas. Crisp, fresh, somewhat foamy but dry with green apple, grassy, nectarine skin and lime fl avours. Simple, fresh style with clean fruit. Ready to drink. Try this before dinner with light seafood appetizers.

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