A complex assemblage of primarily Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Brut Prestige opens with gorgeous layered white blossom aromas, followed by creamy vanilla, citrus, stone fruit and melon. With elegant acidity and crisp structure, this medium-bodied sparkling wine displays an excellent mousse and a rich, lingering finish. Refreshing acidity and fruit character makes Brut Prestige an excellent food wine.
The Wine News 92
Wine Spectator 90
This hugely popular, award winning wine offers touches of vanilla and melon, with firm acid and crisp structure. Medium bodied, with excellent mousse and a rich lingering finish, it is equally at home...
For this price why aren't we buying real Champagne? It's a perfectly lovely sparkling wine but it's a steep price for California bubbly.
Good balance of crisp and sweet
A bit dry but will age longer
aroma, fruity, not too tannic
Wine SpectatorRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/2010
Wine NewsRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine News
Wine SpectatorRating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/99
Wine & SpiritsAssembled from dozens of individual lots, this sumptuous brut is an example of the art of blending. Based on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, it's really as delicious and refined a sparkling wine as you could want for drinking now;. Shows lush citrus, strawberry, honey, melon, fig and spice flavors that are wrapped into a smooth, silky bubbling mouthfeel.
Ken's Wine GuideThis sparkling wine is quite pleasant. It was light in color with very tiny bubbles. On the palate, the wine was very refreshing and had very balanced flavors. It finishes nicely and is pleasantly...