The Veuve Yellowboam has replaced the regular yellow label with one crafted from a choice of alligator, ostrich or galuchat. (Yes, they respect the Washington Convention protecting wild animals, even affixing each bottle with a CITIES certificate - Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild fauna & flora). And after the holidays, don't toss the label...the House is happy to transform it into a chic cardholder.
Packaged in a luxurious case with real 22k gold foil, even the muzzle cap is plated in gold & engraved with the company signature and, apparently, collectible. Only 3000 bottles were created, with a scant 600 available stateside. $2400 at WallyWine.com, CrushWineAndSpirits.com or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a delish & affordable alternative, The Fashion & Bargain Queens recommend a $24 bottle of sparkling red wine which has been praised by wine snobs in the know as "light, delicious & mouthwatering" and "a sexy steal of a wine." Salut!
- Lesley Scott
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