Ultimate Beverage Challenge 92 points - Ultimate Wine Challenge 2011 Finalist. Yeasty, ambrosial, tight bouquet. Vigorous bead. Creamy. lemon curd flavors are highlighted by tasty lees. A flinty, leesy style of sparkler. Has the weight for roasted chicken and the finesse for fancier fare. (May 2011)
Inspired by Champagne Taittinger’s Comtes de Champagne, yet its own reflection of its Carneros terroir, Domaine Carneros’ luxury tete-de-cuvee is crafted from five organically grown estate clones of Chardonnay. The wine is made using the traditional method of Champagne, and is aged in the bottle a tremendous five to six years sur lie before release.
|Delicious with double or triple cream cheeses, fish, shellfish and poultry.
|The first and only U.S. sparkling winery with 100% of its estate vineyards certified organic, Domaine Carneros also installed the largest photovoltaic solar collection system on any winery in the world in 2003.