Wine.comBlanc de Noirs (white from black) is the counterpart to Blanc de Blancs (white from white). Made from the red wine grape PinotNoir, this is a complex, fruity, medium-bodied sparkling wine. Schramsberg pioneered the Blanc de Noirs style in the UnitedStates, releasing the first such American sparkler in 1967. Making a white wine from a red grape requires great care - handpicked fruit, early morning harvest, optimal fruit maturity anddelicate pressing. A balance of bright flavors, crisp acidity and ...
Wine BuyerFresh fruit is spotlighted in this wine. Strawberry, raspberry and cherry aromas dominate the nose, accented by a delicious creaminess that carries through to the palate. The wine is deepened by the bottle-aged characteristics of caramelized apples and baked dough. A juicy sweet and sour berry palate carries this wine to a satisfying, seamless and memorable finish. January 2009
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>