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Domaine Chandon California Brut Classic NV

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United States | California | In Stock

Domaine Chandon:
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.

Editorial Reviews for Domaine Chandon California Brut Classic

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065221,149
3.00 5
12/16/2009

Lightly yeasty and toasty scents meld with notes of hazelnut and dried orchard fruits on the nose. In the mouth this is a bit coarse with an intense core of fruity apple, nectarine and citrus fruits. The finish is pretty short but offers a hint of marzipan to help add some contrast. 86pts


Member Reviews for Domaine Chandon California Brut Classic

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Snooth User: rar8888
1580261,280
3.50 5
01/30/2011

This is a really nice inexpensive bottle. Notes of yeast on the nose and on entry, followed by crisp apple and sour dough. Overall, this bottle was very elegant for this price point.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,198
3.50 5
01/29/2012

Nice! - WS Grand Tour 2011


Snooth User: abeth
30482462
4.00 5
01/27/2010

Light, dry, lots of bubbles. Really nice!

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  • Snooth User: noaer
    91069128
    4.00 5
    12/07/2009

    very nice


    Snooth User: ldubbe
    4313278
    4.00 5
    09/01/2008

    Love to have this in the house for impromptu celebrations, and I always love to visit when I am up in Napa.


    Snooth User: champagnecharlie
    37161161
    2.50 5
    02/03/2010

    This is okay not as creamy complex as the french version but enjoyable everyday wine.


    Snooth User: careylyn
    8203649
    4.00 5
    08/02/2008

    This is my favorite champagne for a celebration.


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    External Reviews for Domaine Chandon California Brut Classic

    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    02/14/2013

    Lots to like in this dryish to slightly sweet brut. It has polished lime strawberry vanilla and yeasty flavors. The all-important texture of the bubbles is a little rough and scoury.


    External Review
    12/08/2012

    Classic balance typifies this refreshingly soft, yet dry wine. The wine delivers complex apple and pear characteristics accented by citrus spice over notes of almond and caramel in the bouquet. When you taste Brut Classic, look for nutty flavors with hint


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    This medium-to-full-bodied sparkler has a mouthfeel that is at once gravelly and richly smooth - go figure. Granny Smith apples and granite-slate aromas play on the nose; on the palate, the same Granny Smith notes are swathed in dusty-earthy flavors. Though the back palate shows a little toast and cream, the wine's finish is more zippy, tangy citrus than oaky.


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    Crisp and lively, with apple and spicy anise aromas and citrus, kiwifruit and vanilla flavors. Drink now.


    External Review
    Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
    06/19/2013

    Balance and elegance, with nutty flavors and hints of brioche; flavors of buttered wheat toast and apples; solid wine and good value.


    External Review
    12/14/2009

    A Champagne Blend wine from California in USA. N.V. Domaine Chandon Brut Cuvee 750ml


    External Review
    03/27/2012

    The wine delivers complex apple and pear characteristics accented by citrus spice over notes of almond and caramel in the bouquet.


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    Tasting Notes:

    A complex sparkling wine created in a robust style that offers weight and dimension to the palate. With extended time on the yeast, this wine has a creamy texture, combining aromas of toasted hazelnuts with notes of black cherry, baked apple and ginger.

    United States | California | In Stock

    Closure: Cork


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