(From 2013 Vintage) The Schramsberg style of Blanc de Blancs is dry and crisp. Small lots of malolactic- and barrel-fermented wines are added for complexity. The wine is aged on the yeast lees in the bottle for about two years prior to disgorgement. With its vibrant, fruitful and crisp nature, this sparkling wine will maintain its freshness, structure and refined finish for many years, even decades following its initial release.
Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs (white from white)is madefrom Chardonnay grapes in the classic Brut style. Small lots of malolactic and barrel-fermented wines are added to the winefor complexity. The wine is then aged on the yeast lees in bottle for three years prior to disgorgement. With its bright fruitand crisp characters, this sparkling wine will maintain its freshness, structure and reﬁned ﬁnish for many years followingits initial release."The relatively warm 2004 season delivered a genero...
Wine Advocate(From 2007 Vintage) “Perhaps the finest portfolio of Schramsberg sparkling wines I have tasted to date, these beauties include the outstanding, frothy 2007 Blanc de Blancs (100% Chardonnay), which reveals notes of brioche, white currants and lemon blossoms. Medium-bodied with persistent effervescence and excellent acidity, it should drink nicely for several years or more....”
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(From 2007 Vintage) “2007, it seems, was a quite good year for Schramsberg, and this brisk, almost austere Blanc de Blancs joins the winery's Blanc de Noirs and Rosé in winning very high marks. It is less a stand-alone quaffer and more a taut, acid-edged wine that wants for food, and, while we see it as a fine choice for washing down sundry light seafoods, we expect that it will show at its most brilliant when served alongside fresh oysters on the half shell.”
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide
Wine Enthusiast(From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast