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VML 2016 Blanc de Noir Sparkling - Black Label

VML 2016 Blanc de Noir Sparkling - Black Label
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SKU: VML16BDNBLK

The aromatics on the 2016 are so complex, an attribute that can really only be achieved through extended aging.  There is apple crisp, raw honey, baker’s yeast, and bright strawberry all present and swirling around harmoniously.  The palate shows playful effervescence, an airy quality that ballets the wine across the tongue.  The body is hesitantly medium plus, and coats the palate with perfect horizontal balance.  The finish carries pleasant apple tartness, sweeter fruit, and tight bubbles that linger…

Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Sparkling
Aging
3.8 years
Alcohol %
13.5
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
The nose highlights a sophisticated maturity and effuses white spring flowers and baked bread. The palate is crisp and creamy with apricot essence and a lingering lemon-lime acidity.
Production Notes
VARIETAL: 80% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay
Other Notes
Clones: 13 (Pinot Noir) and 4, CHW5, AH96, AH76 (Chardonnay)