White - Sparkling

N.V. Domaine Chandon Blanc de Noirs

Champagne Blend

  • USA
  • California
Drink between 2009 - 2012 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 134

  • skurtz Likes this wine: (88 points)

    April 10, 2017 - This was more simple than the bottle I sampled at New Year's which apparently had been aged for a few years. Tonight, I opened a "fresh" bottle which had great balance and hints of what it might become with some aging. Nice fruit, well offset with acid and fine bubbles. A little yeastiness which I suppose will evolve into more toast or brioche with aging but for now I am pleased with its value and flavor profile; very easy to drink too. This held up well on Day 2.

  • skurtz wrote: (90 points)

    January 1, 2017 - Tasted at a party, apparently it was aged for a few years beforehand. Very pleasantly surprised, overall pretty good for a low-cost U.S. sparkling wine, lots of classic flavor profiles, a nod at the brioche and some fruit as well, a hint of sweetness but well balanced with citrus. Very easy to drink and excellent QPR.

  • DbertCellar wrote: (89 points)

    August 28, 2016 - Apple aroma. Nice balanced flavors middle sweet tart.

  • AllRed wrote: (86 points)

    May 28, 2016 - 4th Saturday group "uptown" tasting (Sue's): Notes of clay and apple on the nose and palate. Menium bead with decent acidity. Simple, with a short finish.

  • dakben Likes this wine: (88 points)

    April 24, 2016 - Bright acid with (pleasantly) unripe stone fruit flavors. Fine, plentiful bubbles and a nice mouth dryness. Very nice at 38-40° F

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  • By Richard Jennings
    2/26/2013 (link) 88 points

    (NV Domaine Chandon Blanc de Noirs) Light medium peach yellow color with steady, tiny bubbles; tart peach, apple nose; baked apple, ripe apple, chalk palate with good acidity; medium-plus finish (approx. 90% Pinot Noir, 10% Pinot Meunier)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Domaine Chandon
  • Varietal Champagne Blend
  • Designation Blanc de Noirs
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation California
  • UPC Codes 085155000037, 085155003038

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (0%)
  • In Cellars 1,423 (37%)
  • Consumed 2,449 (63%)

Food Pairing

Ham / Sangria

Who Likes This Wine

94% Like It  50 votes

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