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Wine review: Emeri de Bortoli Pink Moscato, Australia

Rating
87.00
Varietal
Moscato
Price
$15.10

It's rosy pink, comes in a clear Champagne bottle, costs 15 bucks and is decidedly sweet. Oh, and it hails from Australia. That list is surely enough to turn away 100-per-cent of wine snobs. Fair enough. This liquid's not for them. But it's compelling, a Southern Hemisphere analogue to Italy's esteemed moscato d'Asti, the gently crackling white wine brimming with fresh table-grape flavour and floral aromatics. That profile's here in a pretty package. Simple, medium-sweet and satisfying. Various prices in Alberta, $16 in Manitoba, $14.99 in Nova Scotia, $16.79 in Newfoundland.

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Life columnist

Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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