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Korbel Brut NV

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America's favorite bottle-fermented champagne, KORBEL Brut is light-tasting and crisp with a 1% dosage for a balanced medium-dry finish. Excellent With: Chicken or seafood dishes, also with Asian foods. A wonderful choice with fruit and mild cheese. Varietal Composition: Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, French Colombard and Pinot Noir Dosage Level: 1.0% Sizes Available: 187ml (crown and cork finish), 375ml, 750ml, 1.5L and 3L

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Korbel Champagne Cellars:
Korbel Winery was established by Bohemia-born Francis Korbel and his brothers, Joseph and Anton, in 1882 and is the oldest continually operating champagne house in North America. KORBEL California champagnes are the product of a passionate devotion to the wine-making craft, generations of experience and expertise, and an uncompromising standard for excellence. Take a minute to view these photos from KORBEL's rich history as well as more recent celebrations.

Editorial Reviews for Korbel Brut

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065217,191
3.00 5
12/16/2009

Clean and bright on the nose with yeast scents paired with white orchard fruits. On the palate this is noticeably sweet with lots of fruit, pears, and spice tones. It’s very richly fruited and retains a youthful, green grape tone to the mid-palate and onto the moderately long finish. 86pts


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3.00 5
12/03/2009

Peeled concord grape nose. Light and slightly creamy flavors with a healthy helping of pear.


Snooth User: tabednar
949302,449
3.50 5
12/21/2008

I'm not a big Champagne drinker, especially ones from California. Although, I was surprised by this one. It is dry but not overpowering with hints of citrus fruit (possibly lime) and apple. Results in a very enjoyable way to celebrate any occasion especially for the price tag of $8.


Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
3.50 5
12/06/2009

A new addition to their line. Very nice balanced nose with nice biscuit flavors.


Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
3.50 5
09/24/2009

Korbel makes 1.3M cases, but practices sustainable farming and even has a new line of Organic products. This wine has great bubbles and a softly sweet buscuit flavor. A very soft and smooth finish with a nice rich mid-palate.


Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
2.00 5
07/17/2007

Sweet nose - a typical California sparkler. Soft with sweet fruits, some yeast and buscuit, but ultimately a soft wine. Slightly tart finish.


Snooth User: runningbear
43154633
3.50 5
10/02/2010

An easy sparkling wine that outpaces its low price point. We typically keep this one in-house for casual openings...


Snooth User: Qubican
10450850
4.00 5
12/24/2008

real smooth not dry fruity


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External Reviews for Korbel Brut

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
12/28/2013

Lively and appealing, offering citrus and raspberry fruit, with spice and cinnamon accents. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
06/28/2014

Korbel’s latest release (made with chenin and colombard in addition to pinot noir and chardonnay) has a toasty breadth balanced by a green apple tang. It’s round and easy to drink.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
08/05/2014

One of Korbel’s most consistent wines, this brut shows a rich elegance and balance, with doughy flavors or peaches and a hint of smoke, vanilla and cherry.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
02/02/2012

Offers modest apple and citrus fruit, with notes of mineral and spice. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
08/05/2014

Bearing a special Times Square 2000 label, the Korbel people must believe you are as gung-ho about the millennium as they are. For as long as Korbel Champagne Cellars has been making bubbly in California, this wine managed to strike a balance between cost and quality. Clean flavor, with a bit of toast and yeast; good for when the gang’s over.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

Bearing a special Times Square 2000 label, the Korbel people must believe you are as gung-ho about the millennium as they are. For as long as Korbel Champagne Cellars has been making bubbly in California, this wine managed to strike a balance between cost and quality. Clean flavor, with a bit of toast and yeast; good for when the gangandrsquo;s over.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
02/18/2015

Crisp and clean, this is a very nice sparkling wine for everyday purposes at an everyday price. It’s just a little sweet, with vanilla cream, peach sorbet and citrus fruit vibrancy. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are among the constituent grapes, along with Chenin Blanc and French Columbard.


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America's favorite bottle-fermented champagne, KORBEL Brut is light-tasting and crisp with a 1% dosage for a balanced medium-dry finish. Excellent With: Chicken or seafood dishes, also with Asian foods. A wonderful choice with fruit and mild cheese. Varietal Composition: Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, French Colombard and Pinot Noir Dosage Level: 1.0% Sizes Available: 187ml (crown and cork finish), 375ml, 750ml, 1.5L and 3L

Dietary Information: Organic


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