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Mumm Napa

Mumm Napa
2018 Méthode Tradionnelle Blanc De Noirs, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Blanc de Noirs

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$50

Mumm Napa
2018 Méthode Tradionnelle Blanc De Noirs, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Blanc de Noirs

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5%
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of red apple, under ripe strawberry and raspberry, lingonberry preserves on a warm croissant, and button mushroom with a velvety, finely carbonated, dry medium body and a long finish that exhibits notes of pear, yellow and red apple, and crab apple, vanilla raspberry nougat, brioche, and marzipan. A fresh, easy drinking sparkling wine with notes of orchard fruit and red berries that will add a literal pop to any night of the week.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: red apple, under ripe strawberry and raspberry, lingonberry preserves on a warm croissant, and button mushroom
Taste Flavor: pear, yellow and red apple, and crab apple, vanilla raspberry nougat, brioche, and marzipan
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fresh, easy drinking sparkling wine with notes of orchard fruit and red berries that will add a literal pop to any night of the week.

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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Blanc de Noirs

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Blanc de Noirs is a term used for sparkling wine that means "white from red." In Champagne, a Blanc de Noirs is made from red grapes exclusively (Pinot Noir and/or Pinot Meunier); there is no skin contact, so a Blanc de Noirs Champagne has just a trace or blush of color.

Blanc de Noirs for other sparkling wines, such as those produced in California, must contain red grapes, but white grapes are allowed. These wines do have some copper or salmon color to them.

As a Blanc de Noirs will contain all or some red varieties in the finished cuvée, these can be paired with main courses, especially duck, game birds or veal.