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DAY 24
BRILLIANT
SPARKLING BRUT ROSÉ
FRANCE

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ABOUT BRILLIANT

Brilliant Sparkling Rosé from France captures the essence of celebration in every sip. Delicate hues of pink dance in the glass, hinting at the vibrant flavors of ripe strawberries and crisp red berries. Its effervescence tantalizes the palate with refreshing notes, while a subtle floral bouquet adds a touch of elegance to each indulgent moment. Perfect for toasting life's most precious moments, Brilliant embodies sophistication and joie de vivre in every bottle.

 

ABOUT FRENCH SPARKLING WINES

French sparkling wines, renowned worldwide for their elegance and finesse, encompass a rich tapestry of regions and styles. While Champagne remains the pinnacle of French sparkling wine, produced exclusively in the Champagne region, other regions such as Alsace, Loire Valley, and Burgundy also craft exceptional sparkling wines using traditional methods. These wines are typically made from varieties like Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier, among others, each contributing to their distinctive flavors and aromas. French sparkling wines are celebrated for their fine bubbles, complex bouquet of aromatics ranging from citrus and orchard fruits to toasty and brioche notes, and a refreshing acidity that balances their inherent richness. Whether enjoyed as an apéritif or paired with a variety of dishes, from seafood and poultry to creamy cheeses and desserts, French sparkling wines exemplify the artistry and craftsmanship of traditional sparkling wine production.

 

FOOD PAIRINGS

Here are five excellent food pairings for French sparkling wine:
 

  1. Oysters with Mignonette Sauce: The briny, delicate flavors of fresh oysters complement the crisp acidity and mineral notes of French sparkling wine. The wine's bubbles cleanse the palate between each bite, enhancing the overall experience.
     

  2. Truffle Popcorn: The earthy richness of truffle popcorn pairs surprisingly well with French sparkling wine. The wine's acidity and effervescence cut through the buttery popcorn and highlight the truffle's aromatic flavors, creating a luxurious and indulgent pairing.
     

  3. Sushi and Sashimi: The clean, fresh flavors of sushi and sashimi, whether with delicate fish like tuna or richer options like salmon or eel, are enhanced by the bright acidity and effervescence of French sparkling wine. The wine's refreshing qualities complement the umami flavors of soy sauce and wasabi, making for a delightful pairing.
     

  4. Pâté de Foie Gras: The rich, creamy texture and savory flavors of foie gras pair beautifully with the crisp bubbles and subtle sweetness of French sparkling wine. The wine's acidity helps cut through the richness of the pâté, balancing the flavors and cleansing the palate.
     

  5. Lemon Sorbet: French sparkling wine makes for a refreshing and elegant pairing with lemon sorbet. The wine's crisp acidity and citrusy notes complement the sorbet's tartness, creating a palate-cleansing and delightful finale to a meal or as a light, refreshing dessert pairing.

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