This salmon-hued Brut sparkling wine is dry with a fine, persistent bubbles. The aroma has notes of peach and hints of wild strawberries, roses and jasmine. After two years in bottle, the wine is round and balanced, with bold fruit and floral characteristics.
Double Gold Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Comp. (2009)
94 points, "Chairman's Trophy", Ultimate Wine Challenge (2013): ...The tight bubbles produce a frothy mousse that gives way to a tangy finish. Endlessly sippable."
93 points, Wine Enthusiast (Jun. 2009): "...Shows lush flavors of creamy raspberries and red cherries, brioche, vanilla and cinnamon spice, with a nutty sweetness..."
91 points, Connoisseurs' Guide (Nov. 13): "...a wine that shows very fine fruity depth, this new version of the Cuvée de la Pompadour manages to be both polished and fairly rich at one and the same time..."
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.