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N.V. Scharffenberger Brut
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- > North Coast
- > Mendocino County
Community Tasting Notes 124
cuffthis wrote: flawed
January 23, 2015 - Local steak house had this by the glass. They opened a new bottle for me and it was corked. Last bottle they had behind bar.
rocknroller wrote: (87 points)
December 3, 2014 - Pretty similar to what I remember in past years, seems a little flat overall, indistinct citrus palate, light. Simple. Certainly drinks beyond its 12.99 price point, although I'd pop a couple bucks for the Roederer or Gloria Ferrer. Some really loved this. I will say i have liked it more in other years.
lquam Likes this wine: (85 points)
November 10, 2014 - Medium straw color. Smallish bubbles and good acid. Redolent baked apple flavors. Earlier in the week had a Roederer L'Ermitage from Anderson Valley as well and they seem to be taking both houses in that direction. Could have stood some citrus, mineral, and yeast flavors. Actually hope this is not a direction that Roederer is heading in California. It's pleasant, but lacking in complexity.
mydi Likes this wine: (80 points)
July 26, 2014 - Last bottle from from Daughter's wedding 5years ago. Good but too dry for me.
JayAAllen Does not like this wine: (83 points)
July 19, 2014 - Not much going on here. Very yeasty, not much else.
Pro Reviews 4
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Josh Raynolds
May/June 2012, Issue #162 (link)
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By Brad Baker
May 2010, Issue #6, Sparkling Wine Tasting Notes
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By Richard Jennings
11/18/2007 (link) 89 points
(NV Scharffenberger Brut) Bright if narrow lemon nose; creamy, vanilla, lemon palate with good acidity; short-medium finish
By Richard Jennings
8/12/2005 (link) 89 points
(NV Scharffenberger Brut) Big Pinot, strawberry nose; citrus, grapefruit palate with nice acidity; medium finish (2/3 Pinot, 1/3 Chardonnay)
- Vintage N.V.
- Type White - Sparkling
- Producer Scharffenberger
- Varietal Champagne Blend
- Designation Brut
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion North Coast
- Appellation Mendocino County
- UPC Codes 081753056100, 097546002001
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 346 (27%)
- Consumed 928 (73%)