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Buena Vista La Victoire Brut 6/750

In any cadre of aficionados the question when conversation dries up "what one book, one recording, one companion would you chose to take if you knew you'd be stranded on a desert island?" When folks know you're a wine geek that question is what one wine would you take to a desert isle. For me the situation needn't be so desperate to illicit an answer of Champagne; for me a deserted aisle would do. Champagne is from the eponymous region of France an hour or so east of Paris. Here the finest sparkling wines in the world are made. They vary in the proportional blend of grapes, Chardonnay and the two red grapes Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, and what the soil is like. That said for the purposes of this blurp what you will expect is a delicacy and precision that lifts you to poetics; I feel so James, James Bond ala Sean Connory when I'm enjoying a glass of Champagne. Total disclosure here... there is no such thing as a glass of Champagne.

Food Pairings

Roasted birds are a preternatural match but Pinot Noir goes with any number of dishes ranging from those incorporating wild game and foraged mushrooms to veal stews or grilled fleshy fish. For a classic cheese pairing hunt down some Epoisse...

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Mgm - West Bloomington
Bloomington
952-888-9421

Mgm - St Louis Park
Saint Louis Park
952-935-2265

Solo Vino
Saint Paul
651-602-9515

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