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110 Ratings
Domaine Carneros by Taittinger Brut Cuvee

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The 2004 vintage was the earliest harvest in memory. The early spring was followed by nearly ideal ripening conditions and the crop was small, as were 2002 and 2003. The resulting Brut cuvée is one of Dom. Carneros' most fragrant vintages. The 2004 cuvée is composed of 61% Pinot Noir, 37% Chardonnay and 2% Pinot Blanc. Approximately 9% of the cuvée underwent malolactic fermentation prior to blending the cuvée for tirage bottling. The wine has been aged for three years prior to release and will f...

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  • Wine Spectator
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/18/2015
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2005 Vintage) Beautifully focused and refined, with Gala apple and raspberry aromas and flavors that are crisp yet layered, with creamy lemon and lime notes and a finish that lingers with mineral and a hint of yeast. Drink now through 2012.