Best sparkling

D’Arenberg Dadd Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir Pinot Meunier, Adelaide Hills NV $32

The joke is on Mumm champagne, but officially it’s a tribute to winemaker Chester Osborn’s father and grandfather. A surprising wine: quite complex almond-meal and smoky, toasty-bread notes on the bouquet. Full, generous, smooth, with a pillowy structure, and a clean, balanced finish. More than simple fruit. 11.9 per cent alcohol. 88/100 (Huon’s Wine 360)

Food: pistachio nuts

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