Full Review

Mumm Napa

Mumm Napa
NV Brut Prestige, Napa County

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Brut

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: 1.10%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$23

Mumm Napa
NV Brut Prestige, Napa County

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Brut

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: 1.10%
Yellow straw color. Aromas of peach yogurt with toast, roasted stone fruits, cheese rind, and citrus oil with a supple, finely carbonated, medium body and an even, agreeable mango papaya chutney, lemon-clementine pastry, and brazil nuts finish with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A solid California sparkler with a savory character and fine carbonation.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: peach yogurt with toast, roasted stone fruits, cheese rind, and citrus oil
Taste Flavor: mango papaya chutney, lemon-clementine pastry, and brazil nuts
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy with food
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A solid California sparkler with a savory character and fine carbonation.

The Producer or Importer

Pernod Ricard USA

The Producer or  Importer
250 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10177
USA
1 914-848-4800

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Brut

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Brut is a term that defines dryness levels in sparkling wines; it is most famously used for Champagne, but it is a common term used around the world for most sparkers.

While Brut means "dry" for all intents and purposes, it can actually be off-dry or even lightly sweet. The definition of Brut for Champagne is between 0-12 grams of residual sugar, so Brut actually describes a range of sensations.

No matter how dry a Brut sparkling wine actually is in technical terms, it is generally dry enough to serve at the dinner table with most foods.