Rosé - Sparkling

N.V. Scharffenberger Brut Rose Excellence

Rosé Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • North Coast
  • Mendocino County
Drink between 2014 - 2017 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • Baron Slick wrote: (89 points)

    August 5, 2016 - December 2015 disgorgement. Yeasty and toasty style; sturdy and frisky, more playful than stylish. Sea breezy flavors are countered by red berry, peach, and shortbread top notes. Has good definition, agreeable acidity, and loads of mineral energy. Good finish. Appealing.

  • Swaggering Beaunie Likes this wine:

    June 16, 2016 - Delicate strawberry and raspberry with toasty and nutty flavors. Slightly more dosage than I prefer.

  • ecola Likes this wine: (89 points)

    February 14, 2016 - A non vintage wine that I've had for two years. Bright red raspberry and yeasty toast. Great match for smoked salmon.

  • djarcara Likes this wine: (88 points)

    July 31, 2015 - Fresh and crisp. Nice balanced fruit and acidity. Peach, cherry, with a touch of lemon curd. Excellent with food.

  • ecola Likes this wine: (87 points)

    January 28, 2015 - Soft red cherry and strawberry. Soft finish.

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  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2013, Issue #46, The Annual Champagne and Sparkling Wine Report Summer of 2013

    (NV Scharffenberger “Brut Rosé Excellence” NV (Anderson Valley)) Subscribe to see review text.

Washington Wine Report

  • By Sean Sullivan
    12/27/2013 (link) *** points

    (NV Scharffenberger Brut Rose Excellence Mendocino County) A moderately aromatic wine with strawberry, cream, and spice. It’s tart and fresh with lemony acidity. Recommended

Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type Rosé - Sparkling
  • Producer Scharffenberger
  • Varietal Rosé Blend
  • Designation Brut Rose Excellence
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion North Coast
  • Appellation Mendocino County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 45 (48%)
  • Consumed 48 (52%)

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