Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Wine Finds: Sparkling Blanc De Noirs

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Wine Finds: Sparkling Blanc De Noirs

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If you'd like to try a different style of sparkling wine this holiday season, consider a blanc de noirs. These are white wines made mostly from dark grapes, usually pinot noir. Although most blanc de noirs are dry, they are not bone dry and can be rich and fruity. Below are two American blanc de noirs made through the mthode champenoise, a process that can produce higher quality, better tasting wines with longer lasting, tiny bubbles.

Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs Carneros Sparkling Wine

Bought * Total Wine & More, 90 Brentwood Promenade Court, for $15.99 in December

Description * This elegant and distinctive sparkling wine, which has just a touch of blush color, earned 90 points from both Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator. Gloria Ferrer is owned by Freixenet, making it the only major Spanish-owned sparkling wine house in northern California. …

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