Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: an Australian sparkling wine that could pass for champagne

This is a well-made sparkler that could fool some into believing it’s champagne. It has a pale straw colour with an active mousse and small bubbles. Boasting an apple and citrus nose, it is medium-bodied with apple and green pineapple flavours. Good length.

Food match: aperitif; grilled fish


Wolf Blass Yellow Label Sparkling Brut, Australia, $17.95. LCBO #649996

Post City Magazines’ wine columnist, Tony Aspler, has written 14 books on wine and food. Tony also created the Ontario Wine Awards. He can be heard on 680News.