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Mumm Napa Champagne Blend Napa Valley Cuvée Napa Brut Prestige 1986

External Review by Shop Wine Direct:

Best Values In California Sparkling WineSmooth, with a creamy texture and light Pinot Noir character, with hints of cherry and strawberry.(WS)

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Mumm Napa:
The Mumm Napa winery was completed in 1986 by Guy Devaux as part of a special project of the French Champagne house G.H. Mumm to find a suitable winegrowing location in the U.S. Mr. Devaux found the Carneros region along the Napa River in California’s Napa Valley to be ideal for his project and established Mumm Cuvèe Napa. The winery is currently overseen by head Winemaker ... Read more
The Mumm Napa winery was completed in 1986 by Guy Devaux as part of a special project of the French Champagne house G.H. Mumm to find a suitable winegrowing location in the U.S. Mr. Devaux found the Carneros region along the Napa River in California’s Napa Valley to be ideal for his project and established Mumm Cuvèe Napa. The winery is currently overseen by head Winemaker Ludovic Dervin, a Champagne, France native who produces wines in the celebrated methodè traditionelle.  Working closely with Mr. Dervin is VP of Winemaking and Operations, Rob McNeill.  Together the winemakers focus production on sparkling wines while continuing to produce balanced and distinctive red and white varieties. Read less
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External Reviews for Mumm Napa Champagne Blend Napa Valley Cuvée Napa Brut Prestige

External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Best Values In California Sparkling WineSmooth, with a creamy texture and light Pinot Noir character, with hints of cherry and strawberry.(WS)


External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Just the faintest rosy tinge shows in the glass of this round and appley sparkler. There's a definite Golden Delicious quality to the aromas and flavors, with an earthy edge providing interest and compexity. Finished dry, with decent length.(Wine Enthusiast)




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