The perfect August celebration — meeting friends at 5 p.m. on their fifth floor balcony at the Magnolia, a boutique, downtown Denver hotel — started with champagne and popcorn. August in Denver is very hot for people used to living in the mountains, so I crave cold bubbly wine. IContinue readingCelebrating something special: Roederer & Redenbacker.
Fleuraison is a botanical term in French, which mean to produce flowers. It’s a more technical word than the French for blooming (floraison), and the experience of this sparkling wine’s smell is not pushy flower smell but a nice aura. This blanc de blancs is crisp, smooth and yes, floral.Continue readingFleuraison Blanc de Blancs