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Ode to Pearls – Sparkling Albarino, Edna Valley

Posted on January 18, 2021 by Raymond James Irwin in Champagne Reviews

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Born three generations prior, this is my fate, my quest, my cadre – John H. Niven



This limited sparkling wine originates from the same SIP Certified Sustainable block that goes into the Sea Queen Albarino. These sparkling wine grapes, however, are picked at a lower ripeness level.

It embraces Albarino’s ability to soak up all the elements of the sea both above and below the ground. Grown just 5.5 miles from the Pacific, this wine brand demonstrates why the Edna Valley has proven to be the New World home of Albarino.

There is no doubt that Albarino has found its home in the Edna Valley and it is only highly fitting that the exploration of the varietal has found its way into a micro production of a zero dosage sparkling wine bottle. Albarino speaks to the nearby Pacific and is loaded with lively natural acidity. A sip brings drinkers to the sound of waves in the sea.



The Ode to Pearls has a wine aroma that is exotic and a one of a kind, best sparkling wine that rewards the senses. An explosion of lively green apple, citrus and salty baking spices hits the nose. Floral notes of jasmine and ginger are there with a sense of depth. This bottle of wine evolves as the effervescents keep the aromatics of this wine in a constant evolution.



The zero-dosage element of this favourite wine has it dancing on the palate form start to finish. It is alive with an array of citrus, mineral and spice. Up front, it is almost a sensory overload but when you come back down to earth, the taste of citrus, brine and stone fruit settle in with an exotic fruity element that leaves you to sit back and take in its rewarding evolution. The Ode to Pearls is a micro production wine, ensuring that it is a limited edition wine, that is sure to keep the senses in a deep state of satisfying intrigue.

COMPOSITION 100% Albarino

AVA Edna Valley


VINE AGE 10 years

FARMING Sip certified sustainable


FERMENTATION & AGING Neutral oak barrel fermentation & base wine aging



ML 0%
TA 7.48 g/L

PH 3.02


The Ode to Pearls sparkling wine is a one of a kind, enjoyable and satisfies the palate. Buy a bottle today and enjoy the bubbles with friends and family.

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