– Candy Champagne
Noel Coward infamously quoted “Why do I drink champagne for breakfast, doesn’t everyone?”
This is a Noel Coward moment on beautiful Lake Chandos in the Northern Kawarthas on Labour Day weekend. It is around 9:00 am and there is a beautiful and serene calm across the lake.
Dr. Champagne has poured us a glass of the Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose. It is my second time experiencing Billecart. A champagne loving friend, let’s call her “Champagne Carly”, brought me two half bottles the weekend before and introduced me to Billecart. I immediately fell in love.
The tasting notes say “Bright and elegant, this offers appealing flavors of ripe black cherry, raspberry and orange peel that show hints of toasted raisin bread, anise and sweet smoke”.
What did I love about it? Well, everything. The beautiful setting and good friends made it even that more special to savour and enjoy.
Oh, and by the way, Alison Napjus gives it 92 points. What more can I say????