Wines At Our Table; May 17th, 2015; 5/11/2015-5/17/2015: Pale gold color with appealing brioche, soft red fruits, pear, citrus and a kiss of spice aromas. On the palate, it's medium-bodied with a creamy mousse, and a soft harmonious character. It shows pear, strawberry , mandarin orange, just a bit of plum and cinnamon flavors with a clean satisfying finish.
The Scharffenberger Brut is blended with two-thirds Pinot Noir and one-third Chardonnay. All the fruit for Scharffenberger Brut undergoes 100% malolactic fermentation
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(NV Scharffenberger Brut Excellence Mendocino County) Aptly named, this excellent, well priced sparkler brings abundant notes of brioche, apple, and creamy spices. It’s tart with abundant spice flavors.
(NV Scharffenberger Brut Excellence Mendocino) Appealing aromatics of yeast, lemon, apples, and raspberries. On the palate the wine has a weighted, textured feel with fine grained bubbles. Finishes tart and dry. A superb wine for this price point. 66% Chardonnay, 34% Pinot Noir. 12% alcohol. 1.0% Residual Sugar. 25,000 cases produced.
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