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SOFIA BLANC DE BLANCS SPARKLING 2016 Monterey County
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FRANCIS COPPOLA
Pale straw colour. Shy, clean, slightly spicy, faintly honeyed, ripe apple-melon nose. Fairly dry, medium-light bodied, spicy, very effervescent, faintly honeyed, ripe melon-apple flavours with a crisp unoaked finish. This pricey blend of 70% Pinot Blanc, 15% Riesling and 15% Muscat has 12% alcohol. The 2011 (*+/**) was released on August 18, 2012 at $19.95. TONY ASPLER / 89-points / BUY - Pale straw in colour; perfumed nose of apple and citrus fruits; light to medium-bodied, dry, apple and lemon flavours with a touch of sweetness in mid-palate. CSPC 128314
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country USA
Region California
Rating **/**+(87.5 points)
Spicy, Bright, Effervescent
LCBO Note Status
When his daughter was a little girl, Francis Ford Coppola made her a promise that he would someday make a sparkling wine and name it after her. Clearly, hes a man of his word. Today, this zesty, floral Blanc de Blancs a blend of 70% Pinot Blanc, 15% Riesling and 15% Muscat is a favourite for parties and weddings. Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - December 9, 2017
Cases bought 264 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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