Toad Hollow Risque French Sparkling Wine Front Label
Toad Hollow Risque French Sparkling Wine Front LabelToad Hollow Risque French Sparkling Wine Front Bottle Shot

Toad Hollow Risque French Sparkling Wine

    750ML / 7.9% ABV
    Other Vintages
    All Vintages
    Currently Unavailable $17.99
    Try the
    17 99
    17 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
    Ships Mon, Jun 28
    Limit 0 per customer
    Sold in increments of 0
    0
    Limit Reached
    4.3 88 Ratings
    MyWine Share
    Vintage Alert
    Alert me when new vintages are available
    Have you tried this? Rate it now
    (256 characters remaining)

    4.3 88 Ratings
    750ML / 7.9% ABV

    Winemaker Notes

    Toad Hollow Risque is 'vin vivant' (lively wine), a delicately sweet wine from France! When the Can-Can was introduced in Paris in the 1830's it was quickly dubbed "Le Ballet Risque" for its rousing energy and high kicks. Risque captures this spirit - a crisp and fruity sparkling wine with fresh green apple and pear flavors and just enough sweetness to seduce your palate. It stays bubbly with a lightning-toggle closure. Vibrant? Oui!

    Critical Acclaim

    All Vintages
    Toad Hollow

    Toad Hollow

    View all products
    Toad Hollow, California
    Toad Hollow Winery Image

    Toad Hollow Vineyards began operation in 1994, with 3000 cases of 1993 Russian River Valley Chardonnay. Our Chardonnay is 100% Stainless Steel fermented, using no oak at all. Since then we have added additional wines, a Russian River Merlot (Richard McDowell Vineyard), a Russian River Pinot Noir (Goldies Vines) a Zinfandel from Paso Robles and a Rose of Pinot Noir from Carneros. In 1995 we started to import wines made by our French friends at Sieur D'Arques and now have two sparklings and three still wines in our portfolio. Our mission is to produce quality wines that are interesting at a reasonable price. Our labels are whimsical, supporting another element of our philosophy - we believe drinking wine should be FUN!

    Toad Hollow is a collaboration of two old friends who, more or less, retired to an existence of peace and quiet in the Hollow, after a life of whirlwind world travel. Neither of these two gentlemen believed in self-denial, and over the years had probably wined and dined at every major eatery and watering hole in the universe. They began to discuss the fun times they had experienced over many years, remembering all the wonderful people they had met. During their conversation they decided they wanted to find a way to repay the warmth and friendship shown them along the way.

    Image for Limoux Wine Languedoc, France content section

    Limoux Wine

    Languedoc, France

    View all products

    While Limoux also produces both white and red wines, it is ultimately recognized as a sparkling wine zone. Blanquette de Limoux is the region’s original sparkler, which is based on Mauzac with small amounts of Chardonnay and/or Chenin Blanc. The more rustic and traditional version, Blanquette Méthode Ancestrale, is an often cloudy and sweeter sparkling wine made exclusively from Mauzac.

    In the 1990s, the region created the more modern, Crémant de Limoux, for international markets.

    Image for Non-Vintage content section
    View all products

    A term typically reserved for Champagne and Sparkling Wines, non-vintage or simply “NV” on a label indicates a blend of finished wines from different vintages (years of harvest). To make non-vintage Champagne, typically the current year’s harvest (in other words, the current vintage) forms the base of the blend. Finished wines from previous years, called “vins de reserve” are blended in at approximately 10-50% of the total volume in order to achieve the flavor, complexity, body and acidity for the desired house style. A tiny proportion of Champagnes are made from a single vintage.

    There are also some very large production still wines that may not claim one particular vintage. This would be at the discretion of the winemaker’s goals for character of the final wine.

    SOU21539_0 Item# 112552

    Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
    Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

    It's easy to make the switch.
    Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

    Yes, Update Now
    Cheers to You!

    New Customers! Save $20 off $100*. Code NEW2021

    New Customers! Save $20 off $100*. Code NEW2021

    There was an error redeeming your code.

    *New customers only. One-time use per customer. Order must be placed by 6/30/2021. The $20 discount is given for a single order with a minimum of $100 excluding shipping and tax. Items with pricing ending in .97 are excluded and will not count toward the minimum required. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, 187ML splits, Picked by Wine.com subscriptions, and all bottles 3.0 liters or larger. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order. Offer valid subject to state law limitations.

    Search for ""

    $20 off your first Picked box. Code 20PICK

    $20 off your first box. Code 20PICK

    There was an error redeeming your code.

    *Offer only valid for first-time Picked subscribers. The $20 discount applies to the first 6-bottle shipment of your Picked subscription and excludes tax and shipping. Offer may not be combined with any other promotion or used with any other discounts on Wine.com. Wine.com has the right to end or modify any offer at any time. Additional restrictions may apply, see terms and conditions for more details. Offer subject to state law limitations.

    Processing Your Order...