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Sparkling Brut

Sparkling Brut Wine Details
Price: $19.95 per bottle

Description: A blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc, this champagne was produced in the traditional Methode Champenoise. After 2 1/2 years of tirage (left in contact with yeast) the cuvee was disgorged and exhibits classic toasty notes on the nose, rich creaminess on the palate and a bright clean finish. A perfect way to start a meal with light appetizers or compliment the end while enjoying Reggiano Parmignano or Chevre.

Varietal Definition
Chardonnay is by far the most widely planted grape crop in California and dominates California’s cooler, coastal, quality wine regions. The natural varietal ‘taste and smell’ of Chardonnay is surprisingly unfamiliar to many wine drinkers, as its true character is often guised with dominating winemaking signatures. Chardonnay’s rather subdued primary fruit characteristics lean toward the crisp fruitiness of apples, pears and lemon, but the variety’s full body is capable of supporting a host of complementary characteristics, such as oak, butter and vanilla. Regardless of what is the appropriate style for Chardonnay, the varietal continues to dominate vineyard plantings in every corner of the world. Close attention to clonal selection has made this broad geographic and climactic range of Chardonnay viable in thoughtful viticultural hands.
Pinot Blanc:
White grape popular for the dry white wines it produces. Increasingly grown in California, the Northwest, Northeast, Canada.


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