Malvasia Brut Nature – Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain

img_3543A nice bubbly dry cracker nose and straw color kicks off this brut. Rich grassiness and fresh baked pie crust with a faint hit of butter. On the back end there’s some light white pepper and a bit of mineral. None of this sounds unique, but perhaps I’m failing in the review because the moment you try this one you know you have something special. Elegant, sleek, and well-balanced. Like a few wines I’ve had, it’s actually more interesting when colder and gets less complex as it warms up. I know it isn’t supposed to be that way, but . . . I picked this one up at Chambers Street Wines in TriBeCa, NY on the suggestion of their Spain wine guru, Ariana.

  • Rating: Impressive 
  • Name: Malvasia Brut Nature
  • Winery: Bodegas Los Bermejos
  • Region: D.O. Lanzarote, Canary Islands
  • Country: Spain
  • Varietals: N/A
  • Price: $25
  • Where to Buy: Chambers Street Wines, 148 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007