In an article in the Calgary Herald today, journalist Darren Oleksyn praises Noughty Sparkling Rosé for its cross continent credentials.
Oleksyn says, "So, what to expect from non-alcoholic products? You have to keep an open mind as they are quite different, particularly the wines and spirits. The process of removing the alcohol greatly affects the aromas that make wine so intriguing. Many of the wines I tasted had a sour nose, with muted flavours and citrus-oriented acidity. Sparkling wines have been the most enjoyable examples."
Luckily he tasted Noughty and gave this short review:
Thomson & Scott Noughty Sparkling Rosé is a truly European enterprise. The British company gets the tempranillo grapes from La Mancha, Spain, and has the wine dealcoholized in Germany. But the result is a refreshing, light sparkler with peach, apricot, lime and orange flavours.
One of our Canadian importers, Mark Kuspira at Crush says, "I knew that it was going to be a nice complement to our regular business, but I didn’t know how big, how fast. Our biggest challenge with so many things, these days, has been logistics and availability.
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