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Scharffenberger Brut
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  BN#151194
Category: Sparkling Wine
Varietal:Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Region: California » North Coast » Mendocino
Producer: Scharffenberger
Alcohol: 12.0%

Price:$24.99

$19.99

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Scharffenberger

The wine is two-thirds Pinot Noir which produces a red fruit (cherry and plum) forward nose combined with one-third Chardonnay which adds the tropical expression of lychee nut and mango. The 100% malolactic fermentation adds a vanilla cream character producing a round and full-bodied wine. After approximately two years on the yeast lees, there are notes of freshly baked bread and pastry that enhances the more fruit forward style of the wine. Finally, after several months on the cork the wine develops caramel and hazel complexors.

Wine Enthusiast

A delicious Chardonnay and Pinot Noir blend from coolly grown Mendocino grapes that is equal parts golden apple and honey in both aroma and flavor. Creamy from full malolactic fermentation, this sparkler is full-bodied and plenty fruity with a caramel, vanilla tone on the finish. Will pair well with creamy, full-bodied foods.

Score: 90. —Virginia Boone, December 15, 2011.

Wine Spectator

Fresh and easygoing, with aromas of green apple and fennel and crisp, lively citrus, mineral and toasty vanilla flavors that finish on a creamy note. Drink now.

Score: 88. —Tim Fish, November 15, 2009.

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