SRP of $18 and available for as low as $15. Sample received courtesy Janet Kafka and Associates for review purposes.
From the bottle:
“Elyssia, meaning heavenly or a state of perfect bliss, offers this special Pinot Noir grown in the cava region, southwest of Barcelona, where the delicate grapes benefit from cooling fogs rolling off the Mediterranean and a long warm growing season.
Our special Pinot Noir Rosado has an intense aroma of raspberries and blackberries, and delivers crisp yet complex fruity flavors finishing with a lovely hint of sweetness.
The Freixenet Elyssia Pinot Noir Brut Rosé starts with nice and fresh aromas of raspberry and strawberry with a hint of mint. The wine tastes very crisp and fruity with apple and honey flavors plus a bit of minerality. The dry finish leaves some lingering sweet fruit notes. Normally you wouldn’t think a sparkling wine would need time to breathe, but this one tastes its best after it has had a little time in the glass and the bubbles subside a bit. Overall very nice!
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Overall Rating: 7.3
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