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Francis Ford Coppola White Blend California Sofia Blanc de Blancs 2011

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When his daughter was a little girl, Francis Coppola made her a promise that he would someday make a sparkling wine and name it after her. Today, this Blanc de Blancs is one of our most popular offerings, a favorite for parties and weddings.

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Member Reviews for Francis Ford Coppola White Blend California Sofia Blanc de Blancs

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Snooth User: Slipstream
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4.00 5
08/10/2009

A 2006 blend from the famous vintner & film director that contains zinfandel, syrah, and cabernet sauvignon. Cherry and oak in the aroma. Full and sweet at first, even a little brandy-like. Then it shifts to flavors of fig and prune and a pleasant sourness. Not sharp or bitter, but well-rounded. Surprisingly rich for a red table wine, very nice.


Snooth User: skilz
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2.00 5
11/15/2010

I had high hopes for this red. Unfortunately, it was very thin and watery. It's a little weak on both nose and pallete. Drinkable but there are better wines at $8.


Snooth User: amj79415
6473245
4.00 5
11/20/2010

My husband and I really enjoyed this wine. It is very smooth with a slightly smoky taste. Unlike other wines in this price category, it is not acidic at all. We really like this wine and highly recommend it.


Snooth User: yogagirl1
53761241
3.00 5
09/05/2010

Three glasses


External Reviews for Francis Ford Coppola White Blend California Sofia Blanc de Blancs

External Review
10/04/2012

This Zinfandel is dense and complex, with a touch of Petite Sirah to enhance the flavors of strawberry jam and cassis. The perfume of the wine is dark fruit, sweet spice, and toasty vanilla.


External Review
Source: Grand Wine Cellar
06/18/2014

It's crisp, delicate, and elegantly fruity with just a kiss of spice on the finish.We typically harvest the grapes for our Sofia Rose at a lower brix to ensure we get a light wine that pairs elegantly with food. For color extractions, the grapes are cold-soaked for 48 hours before the juice is separated from the skins.


External Review
01/09/2013

Born from a celebration of love, Sofia wines began as a gift from a father to his daughter. Our sparkling wine, as bright and effervescent as the woman who inspired it.


External Review
Source: Bowery And Vine
02/05/2013

Fruity and refreshing. Mellow flavors of apples and pears are topped by a hint of citrus and honeysuckle. Elegant in character, this wine is lightly textured and vibrant through the finish.


External Review
04/03/2013

Flavors of pears, tropical fruit and citrus,with alluring aromas of spice and toasted oak,and finishes with a light creamy texture.


External Review
Source: Grand Wine Cellar
04/15/2014

The Sofia Blanc de Blancs bursts with rich pear, honeysuckle, and exotic passion fruit aromas. Crisp apple, melon, and juicy tangerine flavors fill the palate, with notes of bright lemon and honey evident on the refreshing, mouth-tingling finish.


External Review
10/10/2013

Our Blue Label Merlot has brilliant, deep garnet color with aromas of bright red cherries and clove spice. Supple red plum and black cherry flavors highlight the palate, with subtle notes of light milk chocolate and vanilla bean evident on the long finish.


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Tasting Notes:

Fruity and refreshing, Sofia Blanc de Blancs is a rare blend of Pinot Blanc, Muscat, and Riesling. Mellow flavors of apples and pears are topped by a hint of citrus and honeysuckle. Elegant in character, this wine is lightly textured and vibrant through the finish.

When his daughter was a little girl, Francis Coppola made her a promise that he would someday make a sparkling wine and name it after her. Today, this Blanc de Blancs is one of our most popular offerings, a favorite for parties and weddings.

Dietary Information: Organic

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 11.5%

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