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BLANC DE NOIRS SPARKLING WINE Traditional method, California
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer DOMAINE CHANDON
Medium light straw colour. Attractive, slightly spicy, plummy, very faintly honeyed, ripe lemon nose. Dry, medium bodied, quite extracty, harmonious, tangy, ripe lemon-melon-apple-strawberry flavours with a lingering, crisp, faintly toasty finish. Ready-to-drink. This 12% alcohol blend of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay has 12 g/L residual sugar. Last appeared in Vintages (***) on May 10, 2014 at $27.95 and was Recommended. TONY ASPLER / 90-points / TRY - Chalky, apple and lemon bouquet; might to medium-bodied, crisply dry, green apple with a crisp, lemony, chalky finish. Great length. CSPC 100693
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Cha Hob
Country USA
Region California
Rating ***(90 points)
Dry, Effervescent, Gently Complex
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: A traditional method pinot noir and pinot meunier blend that is deliciously earthy with bright cherry flavour. The palate is pleasantly dry, crisp but also full bodied. Powerful and with a very good complexity offering a yeasty, autolytic character adding dimension. Solid value. Score - 90 (Sara d'Amato, winealign.com, March 17, 2017) Price $ 32.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 1, 2018
Cases bought 143 (6 bottles per case)

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