Sparkling
Read what leading publications have written about this wine.

Reuter's Life

(December 2008)

"No shortage of sparkling Shiraz. Golfing great Greg Norman produces perennial favorites..."

Wine Spectator

(December 2008)

"Light and easygoing, with pretty nectarine and cream aromas and flavors on a refined, off-dry frame, finishing with gentleness and sweet spices. Drink now."

Rated 88 Points

Wine Enthusiast

(December 2008)

"Editor's Choice. A medium-bodied, not-too-sweet sparkler with some slightly mature, mushroomy notes to go with scents of buttered saltines and a clean, fresh finish. A pleasant surprise... (Best of 2008)."

Rated 88 Points

Hemispheres

(December 2008)

"Australia, not surprisingly, has value in its bottles..."

Washington Post

(April 2008)

"Greg Norman clearly loves his wine as much as he loves golf, because the Australian sparkler wowed us. Like biting into a crisp apple tinged with grapefruit; lots of active tiny bubbles and a creamy finish."

The News-Journal

(July 2008)

"...A real mouthful... It's also a major bargain for a sparkling of sufficient quality and fruit to please a variety of palates... There is a nose here, unlike some sparklers with nothing but bubbles to fill your olfactory areas when you sniff. Vanilla and yeast are subtle but notable in the nose. We tasted some apples, ripe pears and a touch of pineapple citrus in this silky smooth wine, which had a longer-than-average finish for a sparkler."

Wine Advocate

(August 2008)

"...Light straw-colored, it has an excellent mousse with Wheat Thin and green apple aromas. Crisp and dry on the palate, this excellent sparkling wine is nicely balanced and surprisingly long on the palate. It over-delivers in a big way for its humble price point."

Rated 88 Points

Santé Magazine

(August 2008)

"Crisp and citrusy with notes of toasted brioche and yeast. Buttery and dry with elegant bubbles."

Colorado Wine News

(July/August 2008)

"Fruit forward aromas of grapefruit, lemon, green apple, and toast repeat as flavors and continue through the long finish... The wine has good fizz and acidity and is well balanced, structured and integrated. Tasty."

Epicurious.com

(May 2008)

"...Tastes twice as expensive as its price, with a frothy head; fine bubbles; complex citrus, red berry, yellow stone fruit, and biscuit notes; and a silky finish... Excellent value."

Wine Spectator

(January 2008)

"A light and easygoing sparkling wine, with pretty nectarine and cream aromas and flavors on a refined, off-dry frame, finishing with gentleness and sweet spices. Drink now."

Rated 88 Points

Decanter

(December 2008)

"Deliver more quality than their prices suggest... Surprisingly complex."

Rocky Mountain News

(January 2009)

"Recommended. As those of you who follow this column know, I think sparkling wines are often underutilized, and their celebratory appeal is perfect for parties. So seek out the spicy, tangy Greg Norman Sparkling Chardonnay/Pinot Noir from South Eastern Australia, with hints of pineapple framing green apple and toasted bread flavors. It's such a bargain that you should pour it liberally as your guests arrive. It's well-made bubbly at a reasonable tariff and a fabulous way to get the party started."

Knoxville News Sentinel

(December 2008)

"Like their super values in still wine, the southern hemisphere also produces great buys in sparkling wine. From the land Down Under, the Greg Norman Sparkling is a delicious blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. It has no bite but plenty of citrusy zing. Its rounded creamier style is well-balanced with lemon and orange peel notes. The Greg Norman Sparkling is a safe way to introduce friends to sparkling wine, and it has a very nice price."

Wine Spectator

(January/February, 2009)

"Top Values of 2008."

Rated 88 Points
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