demi-sec


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demi-sec

(of wine, esp champagne) medium-sweet
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Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne have released two new limited edition splendidly showcased demi-sec Champagnes for the festive season -- Graphic Ice Blanc and Graphic Ice RosAaAaAeA@: generous and fruity with satisfying touch of sweetness perfectly blanaced with refreshing acidity.
The panna cotta was light as a feather and the almond flavor brought out some marzipan notes in the Veuve Demi-Sec that accompanied it.
Perhaps, even more complex was the 2007 Yves Breussin Vouvray, Demi-Sec (Chenin Blanc) from the Loire Valley in France ($ 28) with loads of floral and honey scented ripe citrus notes and delicate sweetnes.
Hosted by HBJ Wines, the evening begins at 7pm on Wednesday February 18, with a wine and canape reception, followed by a three-course dinner that has been specially paired with vintages including Rose d'Anjou 2007, Vouvray, Demi-Sec 2007 and Domaine de la Brunely 2006.
NEW RELEASES: As a dessert sparkler Schramsberg's cremant demi-sec has around three times the residual sugar of most bubblies and is very often poured at White House functions.
Degree of sweetness -- extra-brut, driest wines; brut, very dry (most wines are brut); extra-dry, slightly sweet; see, sweet; demi-sec, very sweet.
Almost demi-sec in style and hugely versatile as an aperitif or food accompaniment.
Chateau Moncontour Vouvray Demi-Sec 2013, (M&S, PS10) is a 100% chenin blanc delight.
The crispness in the Dumont Demi-Sec Champagne ($45 a half bottle) matches that of acidic sorbet, while the Shafer Frolich, a Blanc de Noirs Trocken from Nahe, Germany ($64 a bottle) cuts through the fat of a whole pig's head.
Sweeter demi-sec champagnes work best for desserts, specifically berries, angel food cake and lemon tart.
39 San Miguel (12 x 330ml), pounds 9 x 1 Demi-Sec Cava non-vintage (75cl), pounds 4.