Rosé - Sparkling

N.V. Scharffenberger Brut Rose Excellence

Rosé Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • North Coast
  • Mendocino County
Drink between 2014 - 2017 (Edit)
CT88.9 18 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 12

  • ohne_musik wrote: (85 points)

    August 20, 2017 - Talula's Table (kennett square, pa): A bit clunky, with coarse mousse. Strawberry, rhubarb, good acid, some yeasty notes. Perfectly drinkable and refreshing, but not memorable.

  • WineGeek1989 Likes this wine: (89 points)

    August 19, 2017 - On the nose- strawberry rhubarb pie, fresh cherries, nice minerality almost a fresh sea breeze

    On the palate- strawberry rhubarb pie, fresh cherries, nice minerality with a fresh sea breeze of acidity that mixes with an almost creamy mouthfell, just a really solid bottle of bubbles for the price point

  • DbertCellar wrote: (89 points)

    November 27, 2016 - - Pink color and aromas of strawberry, raspberry and rose and has flavours of raspberry - Nice brut, definite rose' overtones.

  • 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.

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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.

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  • 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

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  • In Cellars 56 (47%)
  • Consumed 63 (53%)

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