Ballatore Gran Spumante Non Vintage 750ml Champagne and Sparkling Wine Reviews
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Ballatore Gran Spumante Non Vintage 750ml Champagne and Sparkling Wine

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  • I can't believe I like this, but I do

    Jan 20, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice nose, flavor and finish
    Cons: Too sweet

    Summary: Let me preface this review by saying that I have rather odd tastes in wine: I just love a semi-dry/semi-sweet wine which is neither cloyingly sweet nor so austerely dry that I cannot appreciate the rich bouquet of flavors developed in wine by the ... read more

  • The soda pop of sparkling wines

    Jul 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent for Mimosas and champagne cocktails, inexpensive.
    Cons: Not so great for anything else.

    Summary: First, I should state that I have had the honor of tasting several great champagnes and sparkling wi ... read more

  • YUMMY BUBBLY

    Apr 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: NIce bubbles, great taste!!!
    Cons: NONE!

    Summary: This sparkling wine is a big hit with all my friends. I love all Champagnes and Sparkling wines but it is really difficult to get people to drink bubbly when they have only had brut. This sparkling wine has nice fruity tones of apples and pears. It ... read more

  • THE Sparkling Wine for Casual Get-togethers!

    Aug 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very reasonably priced; sweet gentle flavor
    Cons: Not quite as smooth as Asti

    Summary: Ballatore is a highly recommended sparkling wine; it's flavor is not too sweet, nor dry. If you're looking for a very reasonably priced, flavorful accent to celebrate anything from Alright!--It's the weekend, to toasting Uncle Joe's new promotion, ... read more

  • M-m-m Good!

    Jul 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Light, Sweet, Bubbly, Affordable
    Cons: cannot think of one.

    Summary: Ballatore Gran Spumante!! First, I LOVE the name. Now, as to the wine. It is a very sweet, tasty California Sparkling wine. I was introduced to this several years ago on my birthday & have loved it since. Ballatore has a very clean, fruity taste. It ... read more

  • Ballatore Gran Spumante

    Jun 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Inexpensive, good for casual get together
    Cons: No raccomandare asso pomposo

    Summary: Ballatore Gran Spumante is my usual choice of Italian sparkling wine when I just want to drink champagne with my friends or have a glass with my dinner. It is the least expensive version of asti spumante I have found on the shelf, and taste wise I ... read more

  • Spumante Lover

    May 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wonderful taste, great value
    Cons: Don't expect to impress your wine snob friends!

    Summary: Not being much of a drinker of alcohol at all, I have a peasant's taste in wine, but I do love sparkling wines. I prefer the variety that are light and fruity, without being too sweet or too carbonated. Sparking wines are one of the few wine categories ... read more

  • Let's Celebrate!!!!!

    May 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: smooth, delicate taste, reasonable price
    Cons: not enough occasions to celebrate!

    Summary: I love champagne! The tickle of the nose, as the sweet livation bubbles through my taste buds, just makes me giddy. I have tried many champagnes, and my favorite (believe it or not) is Ballatore. Even for the non-drinker, this is the perfect ... read more

  • Sweet Softness

    Jan 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very Light, Fresh Tasting, Not Too Bubbly, Inexpensive
    Cons: A little too sweet to be ideal.

    Summary: I am not the sort of guy one is likely to run into a wine tasting party. I am more at home at local mom and pop style delis than at any fancy restaurant. I am uncomfortable upon the site of a plain white tablecloth. As ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • LOVE IT

    Jun 30, 2010 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: It is light and very refreshing!
    Cons: I can't think of any cons.  It is delicious!!

    Summary: My sister introduced me to Ballatore about 2 years ago and it has been my favorite ever since!!  Add a slight splash of cran ... read more

  • Very Good

    Dec 23, 2008 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: The soft sweet flavor makes this nice to drink without leaving you dry and thirsty.
    Cons: Can be a little sweet for some.

    Summary: Very good for the price, nice alternative for those of us who can't drink champagne due to allergies to ... read more

  • Beyond the Best!!

    Apr 2, 2007 by
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    Pros: Inexpensive and Wonderful taste!!!`
    Cons: None that my dear friends or I could find!!!

    Summary: Okay this is beyond the best spumante out of all the spumantes! It is economically feasible. If you were to present this to your "HIGH CLASS" friends they would not not the difference! It cost about $7 a bottle here in Georgia so ENJOY!! ... read more

  • The New Red Spumante Bottle Labeling Looks Cheap!

    Apr 12, 2006 by
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    Pros: Great product. I recommend it to all.
    Cons: Bad packaging. Looks cheap and nasty.

    Summary: I purchased three bottles of your Ballatore Red Spumante for one of our bi-weekly neighborhood get-togethers. This is a normal purchase and the product is well received by all. This time I was taken aback by the new bottle labeling. It makes a fine ... read more

  • Excellent

    Jan 2, 2006 by
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    Pros: Light, sweet, no unpleasant aftertaste.
    Cons: Lack of robustness and complexity of taste.

    Summary: I purchased this product for the New Year and was immensely impressed. It has a light, sweet, fruity flavor and is not too dry. There is a mild, pleasant aftertaste. I highly recommend it. ... read more

  • My absolute fav!!

    Jan 13, 2005 by
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    Pros: bubbly, fun, just the right sweetness
    Cons: cant find it in 5 gallon bottles...Ha Ha

    Summary: I have had lots of champagnes in my life. Everything from Andre,to Moet to Dom and believe it or not I like Ballatore the best. Yeah go figure. I really can't get with all the Wine snobs that talk down about wines that don't break the wallet. I like what ... read more

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