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2012 Late Disgorged Brut

2012 Late Disgorged Brut
Wine Specs
Vintage
2012
Varietal
Sparkling
Appellation
Carneros
Sugar
0.8
Acid
0.80g/100ml
pH
3.1
Alcohol %
12.0
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 Our Late Disgorged Brut is a small cuvée comprised only of grapes grown in our own vineyards.  In 2009 we made our first prototype of this cuvée and we were so pleased with the results that we committed to produce it on an ongoing basis exclusively for our Wine Club members and winery guests. We love this wine now, but know it has exceptional further aging potential.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2012
Varietal
Sparkling
Appellation
Carneros
Sugar
0.8
Acid
0.80g/100ml
pH
3.1
Alcohol %
12.0
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Intriguing notes of candied almonds, poached pear, stone fruit mead and honeysuckle on the nose lead to a plush, interlaced palate of grilled pineapple, lychee, toasted macadamia nuts, shortbread and crème brûlée that echo through a lingering finish.
Vineyard Notes
The summer months, which are the heart of the growing season, were dominated by a persistent marine system that provided morning fog until mid-day. The combination of cool temperatures and ample crop load produced plenty of “hang-time” and allowed maximum flavor development. We started harvesting Pinot Noir on August 20, and brought in the last Chardonnay on September 22. Both varieties showed power and finesse in this remarkable vintage.
Food Pairing Notes
We recommend pairing it with rich double and triple cream or goat cheeses. Perfect with just a few toasted nuts, it will also enhance simple to complex meals. Oysters, poultry and even meat dishes work well and we suggest trying it with Asian cuisine.
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