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Schramsberg Vineyards Blanc de Noirs Napa Valley

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Winemaker's Notes

Blanc de Noirs (white from black) is the counterpart to Blanc de Blancs (white from white). Made at Schramsberg from the red wine grape Pinot Noir, this is a delicious, fruity, full-bodied sparkling wine. Schramsberg pioneered the Blanc de Noirs style in the United States, 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 and delicate pressing. A balance of bright flavors, c...

Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Dec-06