2006 Domaine Carneros Brut Carneros
23 Ratings
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23 Ratings
2006 Domaine Carneros Brut Carneros

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) This powerful yet elegant wine shows off an array of citrus flavors, tropical fruit (including pineapple and passion fruit), and a hint of toastiness. It is racy on the palate and long on finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2004 Vintage) 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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    Festive and vibrant, but rich and complex, with bright aromas of fresh cherry and lemon that lead to luscious flavors of raspberry, yeasty pear and crisp mineral.

    over 4 years
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    nice dry brut

    over 4 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 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.