2014 Blanc de Blancs Half-bottle (1 x 375 ml)
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 over 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.
While this wine can be enjoyed by itself as an apéritif, it is also perfect with fresh oysters and other shellfish, crab cakes, ceviche and grilled sea bass. It is also delicious with lemon chicken and Thai curries. Serve with aged Gouda or other hard cheeses, and as a counterpoint to soft triple creams.
The 2014 Blanc de Blancs has bright and fresh aromas of green apple, apricot and orange blossom. The fruitful fragrance intermingles with hints of honey, and lemon zest. Freshly sliced peaches, pear and bright pineapple flavors carry vibrant length on the palate.- Winemakers Sean Thompson and Hugh Davies
- Varietal Composition
- 100% Chardonnay
- County Composition
- 66% Napa, 31%, 3% Marin
- North Coast
- Harvest Dates
- August 11 - September 24, 2014
- Barrel Fermentation
- 0.90 g/100 ml
- 0.95 g/100 ml