Original
13 Ratings
Mumm Napa Blanc de Blancs
$283.08 USD
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Mumm Napa

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

Sparkling

Wine Description

(2007 Vintage) The aroma is a bracing blend of fresh golden apples, ripe pear, lemon, with a hint of melon and white blossoms. The Pinot Gris influence is more pronounced in the mouth, bringing a full, fleshy body and spicy accent to the crisp and deep structure of the Chardonnay. 6% of the blend went through malolactic fermentation for an extra layer of creaminess and nutty flavors. 36 months of yeast aging in the bottle brought out nuances of warm brioche, crème brulée, toasted nuts and vanilla beans. Already enjoyable now, the 2007 Blanc de Blancs will continue to age gracefully for many years.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Enthusiast
    (NV Vintage)
  • Wine & Spirits
    (NV Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 12/08
  • Wine Spectator
    (NV Vintage) Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/93
  • Wine News
    (NV Vintage)
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (NV Vintage) In more years than not, this is the quintessential California Blanc de Noirs for our money. And so it is with this latest version that is so generously stuffed with bright, quietly candied cherry and strawberry-punch fruit aromas filled out by fresh yeasty, bready notes. The wine's full, lively mousse is entirely in keeping with the snappy citrus and strawberry fruit and vanilla and bake shop contributions of the champenization process, and all add up to a near-perfect experience when one is on t...