Louis Pommery Brut California- 750ml

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92pts Decanter

Densely-fruited and quite opulent, displaying lemon rind, apricot, cinnamon and red apple, with lovely texture on a palate which shows hazelnut and vanilla at the end.

90pts Wine Enthusiast

This well-balanced and smooth wine is the debut California offering from French producer Pommery. Made from 96% Chardonnay and a dab of Pinot Noir, it carries aromas of toasted baguette and flowers, with crisp apple and white peach flavors on fine-beaded bubbles. The concentrated fruit amplifies on the palate and lingers on the finish.  Editors' Choice

90pts Wine Spectator

Steely and vibrant, this bubbly combines the best of Old and New World styles, with fresh lime, kiwifruit and blanched almond flavors.

Winemaker Notes

Beautiful straw yellow color with a wonderful effervescence. This sparkling wine opens with sublime notes of green apples with both good acidity and pleasant minerality. On the palate, green apples with harmonizing acidity and minerality, before leading to a delicate essence of lemon mousse with a buttery vitality and finishing with aromas of peaches and apricots.

 

Grapes are carefully selected across California’s finest vineyards in order to capture the essence of the land, beyond Napa Valley. With an emphasis on the geographic diversity of the region, the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes are then nourished to perfection by the warm sun, cool breezes, and mineral-rich soil. Louis Pommery is signed by Thierry Gasco, 9th cellar master of Champagne Pommery. His pioneering spirit led him on a quest to produce the purest, clearest wines through a revolutionary method of yeast encapsulation, first-of-its-kind process that allows to remove yeast sediment with better precision.

 

Blend: 95% Chardonnay, 5% Pinot Noir