Domaine Chandon is one of the most recommended wineries in the Napa Valley, and the only one with its own 4-star restaurant. The winery established its reputation with sparkling wines, and in 1989, the winery began crafting still wines from the classic Champagne varietals Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier.
Salmon colored in the glass. Nice notes of berry and citrus with a touch of minerality. Soft and well-balanced structure.
-Tasted at Domaine Chandon 12/27/10
Much better than the Brut; our house sparkling wine.
Given the price it's an excellent alternative to Champagne. Superb value for money.
lovely light sparking wine.
exceptional sparkling wine at this price point
External Reviews for Domaine Chandon Brut Blancs de Noirs Champagne Blend Wine
…has a perfume of raspberry, strawberry and papaya. The flavors of berries, citrus, tropical fruit and peach are crisp and flavorful, with a medium-long finish.
Pale in color, flavorful, delicate, boasting a sense of elegance and finesse, marked by subtle cherry, earth and hazelnut notes and a complex aftertaste.
Creamy vanilla and raspberry aromas lead to appealing flavors of strawberry and spicy lemon in this fun glass of bubbles. Drink now.
Close to the Chandon norm, but not so deep in fruit or creamy richness as the best of the winery’s efforts, this big bottle shows its yeastiness in toasty, quietly burnt paper notes and carries more evident fruit than the accompanying wine in 750 ml size. More than adequately bubbled and firm in structure, the wine is a bit stiffer and toastier than is typical of the genre, but it has the depth and energy to be a much enjoyed potion at holiday celebrations.
Tart and flinty citrus and sour cherry flavors are complex and vibrant, finishing with a crisp, lively and cleansing aftertaste. Drink now.
Full-bodied and dry. You can taste the Pinot Noir in the black and red cherry and red currant flavors. A bit rough in texture, but pretty good for the price. Will pair well with roast salmon or even a lamb chop.
Not a bad price for a full-bodied sparkler of this quality. It’s fully dry and balanced, with a bubbly mouthfeel, rich in young acids, that carries cherries and blackberries. Just a bit rough on the finish, but a lovely sipper.
Food Pairings for Domaine Chandon Brut Blancs de Noirs Champagne Blend Wine
Chandon Blanc de Noirs is characteristically a delicate salmon color. Dark cherry, currant and strawberry dominate both aroma and flavor with hints of cassis and blackberry. These red fruit flavors build in the mid-palate and finish with a soft, lingering, creamy texture.