Category Archive: Reviews

Mar 11

Ayala Rosé Majeur Champagne Review

Type: Champagne Color: Peach Pink Grapes: 51% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir, 10% Pinot Meunier, 9% Mareuil-sur-Aÿ Country: France (Champagne) Ayala is a wonderful brand of champagne I came across in 2011 at the First Inaugural U.S. Champagne Grand Tasting. The portfolio I experienced showed a finesse and taste that really wowed me. While enjoying a …

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Feb 21

Tre Bicchieri Vinid’ Italia 2012 Italian Wine Tasting

The Tre Bicchieri Vinid’ Italia is a annual wine tasting featuring an all Italian wine portfolio. Last week was the New York stop and Flawless Crowns was invited. Hosted at the Metropolitan Pavillion, this event was definitely a moment as the wine was flowing with enough appetizers to feed a small village. Pin It

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Jan 20

Armand de Brignac Brut Gold Champagne Review

Type: Champagne Color: Pale lemon Grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier Country: France (Champagne) Armand de Brignac Champagne, also known as Ace Of Spades, is a very popular ultra premium bubbly. I first experienced Armand de Brignac Champagne in or around 2006 when it first hit the United States market. I was less then impressed …

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Jan 20

Stolichnaya Elit Pristine Water Series Vodka Himalayan Edition

Elit by Stolichnaya is launching a new vodka The Himalayan Edition as part of their pristine water series. Stolichnaya has taken great care to handcraft the elit pristine water series, a unique vodka of unprecedented perfection and exclusivity for the most discerning palate.  The quest to find the world’s most pristine water sources has led …

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Jan 16

Segura Viudas Brut Rosé Cava Review

Type: Cava (Sparkling Wine) Color: Blush Pink Grapes: 90% Trepat, 10% Garnacha Country: Spain (Penedès) Lately I’ve been drinking mostly Cava in terms of reviewing sparkling wine. I was very excited to experience Segura Viudas Brut Rosé Cava as it is made principally from the Trepat variety and is grown very little nowadays. While the …

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Jan 06

Jaume Serra Cristalino Brut Cava Review

Type: Cava (Sparkling Wine) Color: White Grapes: Parellada, Chardonnay Country: Spain (Penedés) For years I have been a fan of Jaume Serra Cristalino Brut Cava. When I first started enjoying this bottle it adorned a gold label and I was surprised it recently had a makeover. Nevertheless the look, this is one of the wine …

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Dec 30

New Year’s Eve Champagnes Under 50.00 Dollars

It’s that time of the year as we all get ready to embrace 2012. As with any New Year’s Eve many bottles of bubbly will be popped but the real question is will they be truly savored? As a champagne enthusiast it is my duty to guide you throughout this process and save you money …

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Nov 28

Moët & Chandon Dom Pérignon Vintage 2002 Champagne Review

Type: Champagne Color: Straw Grapes: 50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Noir Country: France (Champagne) My affinity for Dom Pérignon continues on. I was blessed to see my birthday earlier this month and a very dear friend of mine gifted me a bottle Dom Pérignon 2002 to toast the night. Again it was proven to me that …

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Nov 11

Raventós I Blanc Rosé “de Nit” 2008 Cava Rosé Review

Type: Cava (Sparkling wine) Color: Salmon pink Grapes: Macabeo (55%), Parellada(15%), Xarel-lo(15%), Monastrell(15%) Country: Spain (Penedés) Cava is made by the traditional method (of secondary fermentation in bottle) use to make champagne yet is often available at a fraction of the price. I recently enjoyed a beautiful bottle of Cava that resounded this sentiment with …

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Oct 20

Je T’aime Brut Rose Sparkling Wine Review

Type: Sparkling Wine Color: Soft Pink Grapes: Pinot Noir Country: United States (California) I have always had an affinity with French culture. Their cooking, wines, accent – I could go on for days. I recently came across a magnificent sparkling wine in Je T’aime Brut Rose during the last couple of weeks.  Je Taime is …

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