Henry Of Pelham Cuvée Catharine Rosé Brut, VQA Niagara Peninsula

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Sparkling Pink Sparkling Pink
Ontario, Canada

$29.95 (217505)

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Critic Reviews (10)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

With its fine, strawberry mousse is at the head of its Ontario class. Vanilla, Ida Red apple and bitter nut combine...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Consistently one of the top brut rosés in the country, the non-vintage Cuvée Catherine, while hardly comparable to...

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Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.
Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.

Henry of Pelham makes a Brut and Rose NV sparkling wine and although I'm fond of both, the pink always seem to win...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

An excellent sparkling rose made from pinot noir and chardonnay grapes. It’s a beautiful vibrant salmon colour, with...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is one of the classiest,pink bubblies from Ontario. It shows a subtle nose of raspberry, icing sugar and fresh...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

When it comes to Ontario sparkling wines, the Cuvee Catharine Rose Brut is consistently one of the most impressive on...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A full, firm, fruity example of local rosé, with lots of juicy red berry fruit - raspberry and strawberry in...

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Treve Ring
Treve Ring

A lovely pale pink hue, this subtlety scented rosé bubble carries pear and citrus blossom to the light and lively...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Good sparkling rosé in Ontario, not too sweet, excitement in check, not too strong, the fruit and freshness...

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National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2015 National Wine Awards of Canada. June 2015.

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Community Reviews (8)

Jason Chenier
Jason Chenier

Pretty darn good for the price. Tasted January 2014, and June 2014.

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Red snapper in colour with a fine mousse and medium+ nose.

A true quality sparkling that is a good substitute for Champagne rosé

Positives: A complex wine featuring brioche, baked apple, yeast, raspberry, strawberry, cranberry, rhubarb and chalk. Full body with good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Notes: “The grapes were hand picked and bunch selected followed by a gentle whole cluster pressing. The secondary fermentation was finished in this bottle followed by a further 30 months.” (Winemaker’s notes)

Drink now on or over the next 3 years on its own or pair it with caviar.

Tasted: 19 May 13

Score: 9+/10, Value: 9+/10 Total: 18.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+

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Adam
Adam

Lots of complexity here of for the money. Fine fruit and minerality with a hint of spice. Super fresh.

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Andrew Lumley
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Jennifer Hart
Jennifer Hart

This is a Fav and a staple for me - crisp wine with biscuity, floral and gentle cherry notes on the nose.

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Kevin Donato
Kevin Donato

Pale salmon colour. Nose of rosewater, strawberry rhubarb pie filling, and a note of bread, fresh from the toaster. Generous acidity, in balance with the flavours and the delicate lingering mousse. The nose is experience in the palate and the toasted finish is present. Medium length. Mar 2011.

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Purple Moose
Purple Moose

Nice, but lacking in depth and complexity. Loads of concentrated red fruit, and a little pinot-driven bitterness, but not much else. No substitute for the real thing (or, at this price point, a nice cremant).

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Barb Rowlandson
Barb Rowlandson

Dry as a saltine, refreshing as a run through the sprinkler in your undies. And the bottle is PRETTY! I LOVE pretty things!

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