Best sparkling

Abel’s Tempest Sparkling Brut, Tasmania 2010 $32

This is Heemskerk’s second label, and therefore a Treasury Group wine. Attractive straw and bread aromas, turning creamy and gently textured in the mouth where it’s rich and rounded, reserved and fresh but without strident acidity. Good length. An excellent younger example of Tassie fizz. Now to five years. 12 per cent alcohol. 89/100 (Huon’s Wine 360)

Food: raw oysters

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