Full Review

Mumm Napa

Mumm Napa
2016 DVX Methode Traditionnelle Sparkling Rosé, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Brut Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$85

Mumm Napa
2016 DVX Methode Traditionnelle Sparkling Rosé, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Brut Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5%
Light salmon orange color. Aromas of strawberry cream, raspberry, red apple, and tangerine with a full body and a long white peach and tangerine, fig jam and charcuterie on brioche, pomegranate seed, and babies breath and candied grapefruit finish. Excellent mousse and ripe red berries deftly balanced with autolysis and citrus tones; an excellent example of sparkling wine outside of Champagne.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: strawberry cream, raspberry, red apple, and tangerine
Taste Flavor: white peach and tangerine, fig jam and charcuterie on brioche, pomegranate seed, and babies breath and candied grapefruit
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Excellent mousse and ripe red berries deftly balanced with autolysis and citrus tones; an excellent example of sparkling wine outside of Champagne.

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 Rose

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Although Rosé Champagne accounts for little more than 10% of overall Champagne production, it is arguably the trendiest style of Champagne. While a definition of Rosé Champagne (all are made in a Brut style with lower dosage) is difficult, what every rosé Champagne has in common is its color, ranging from pale salmon and copper to bright pink.

Rosé Champagnes are made by one of two processes: either assemblage, where still red wine is added to the Champagne or by the saignée (literally “bleeding”) where the color of the Champagne is derived from skin contact. Rosés can be made from 100% red grapes –Pinot Noir and/or Pinot Meunier or can even be primarily Chardonnay; thus there are many different styles. As red grapes add more weight to the wine, rosé Champagnes are better suited to pairing with meat and game.