Spicy and sweet pairs for pancakes
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
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
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.