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Schramsberg Vineyards Blanc de Blancs
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Wine Description

(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.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2007 Vintage) The aromas are sweet and inviting with fresh lemon and lime, followed by pineapple and 'Jolly Rancher' green apple. The generous nose is accentuated by a salty minerality that leads way to the yeastiness of fresh from the oven bread. Upon first taste, the 2007 Blanc de Blancs delivers delicious flavors of green apple, fresh honeydew melon and lemon custard. The palate finishes with a pleasant acidity that is crisp, long and lingering.

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    more bubbles fro friends. but I love it! others say. crisp. fruity. semi-dry. I like it for a champagne.

    over 5 years
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    Aromas of key lime, green apples, and honeydew melon, followed by a hint of pineapple upside-down cake.

    almost 6 years
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    about 6 years
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    excellent sparkling

    over 5 years
Expert Reviews
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  • 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