The producer's flagship high-end sparkler starts with 52% Pinot Noir, adding in 48% Chardonnay, a touch of residual sugar (10 g/L) and 44 months in bottle. Peach and cherry take on candied flavors in the glass, adding an opulence to the leaner notes of tart orange and grapefruit. Round and smooth on the palate, it's enjoyable now.
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Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.