- Category: Sparkling Wine Sparkling Wine
- Published: 02 February 2016 02 February 2016
Rule 1: Open a bottle of sparkling rosé wine. In this instance it is a bottle of the fab Champagne Taittinger Prestige Rosé, available across the country from many wine retailers.
Rule 2: Say “chin chin” with your other half whilst just out of the shower and let the effects sink in whilst getting dressed for the afternoon.
Rule 3: Dress smarter than you originally intended too. After all, the trajectory of the day just changed!
Rule 4: Eat!
Poached eggs on homemade toasted bread with butter, parsley, sea salt and cracked pepper.
Refill, say “chin chin” and enjoy a sip before indulging in the best brunch life can offer.
Tasting notes: Champagne Taittinger Prestige Rosé
This bright pink bubbly is a renowned drink for having fun / celebrating or simply just musing on the narrow collision with ennui that we all are sometimes subject to.
Fresh zesty nose, obvious raspberries, hints of strawberry even.
As the wine sparkles, raspberries coat the palate, add to that a good acidity to clean the palate for the next bite of food. We’ve added no sauces to the eggs to avoid a taste catastrophe with the wine.
It’s fun, slightly decadent (though how you proceed from here is totally to your own taste), and absolutely delicious all the way round!
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