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Mumm Napa Cuvée M . United States California Bd NV

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"Fresh and lively, yet rich, with strawberry and spicy yeast aromas and lush, ripe flavors of cherry, vanilla and crisp apple. Drink now" *-- Wine Spectator*

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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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Editorial Reviews for Mumm Napa Cuvée M . United States California Bd

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,050
3.00 5
12/16/2009

Slightly smoky on the nose with notes of mineral and yeast accenting the sweet smelling cherry fruit of the nose. This is touch simple in the mouth with lots of red fruit and a touch of yeast all getting a lift from a touch of VA. A touch on the sweet side and with decent length. 86pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,050
4.00 5
12/16/2009

Very nice nose with a touch of chalk, some funghi notes, hints of torrone candy, and sandy soil top note. On the palate this is very fresh though the dosage is a bit on the high side accentuating the sweetness of the fruit, which is fantastically ripe, luscious and delicious. 89pts


Member Reviews for Mumm Napa Cuvée M . United States California Bd

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4.00 5
12/03/2009

Nice light strawberry aromas, touch of sweetness and a good fresh acidity and effervescence. Mellow, smooth, but with enough fruit to keep things interesting.


3.00 5
12/03/2009

Slightly toasted, almond and yeasty flavors with some pear and a nice creamy finish.


Snooth User: Chris Carpita
330935,531
2.00 5
10/03/2008

Not much to see here, definitely don't agree with Wine Spectator on this one. Sort of like Dan Quayle: reasonably smart, but appears moronic compared to everything else that's available.


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,202
3.50 5
12/04/2009

toasty, yeasty notes on the nose and more citrus filled on the palate - apples and lemons, very nice acidity


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,202
4.00 5
12/03/2009

roses peach, and a little melon on the nose, crisp round fruit, a little raspberry and strawberry on the palate, lovely expressions and very enjoyable on its own


Snooth User: aronowm2
333343,705
3.50 5
02/21/2010

light pink almost peachy in color. take a salty margarita, an unripe yellow grapefruit and some green strawberries and put them in a blender. Add club soda and you get this dry brut. very lovely afternoon drinker.


Snooth User: John Andrews
361063,418
3.00 5
03/08/2009

Usually don't like demi-sec but this is nice. Nose had tropical fruit for me and that was unexpected. Taste had honey and almond. Very enjoyable.


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External Reviews for Mumm Napa Cuvée M . United States California Bd

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

More pink than salmon in the glass, the nose is dominated by fresh red berry fruit, with a hint of cherry; the acidity keeps the wine lively on the palate, and the finish is long and balanced; a great example of a roseacute;, the wine has plenty of weight to pair with a wide range of foods.


External Review
10/06/2009

90WS Full cases of twelve 750 ml bottles only


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

A nearly perfect Carneros sparkler. It is made with mostly Pinot Noir as evidenced by its copper tint and slight cherry flavor. Effervescent clean and structured. The apotheosis of California sparklers.


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

Assembled from dozens of individual lots, this sumptuous brut is an example of the art of blending. Based on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, it's really as delicious and refined a sparkling wine as you could want for drinking now;. Shows lush citrus, strawberry, honey, melon, fig and spice flavors that are wrapped into a smooth, silky bubbling mouthfeel.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Assembled from dozens of individual lots, this sumptuous brut is an example of the art of blending. Based on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, it's really as delicious and refined a sparkling wine as you could want for drinking now. Shows lush citrus, strawberry, honey, melon, fig and spice flavors that are wrapped into a smooth, silky bubbling mouthfeel.


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

A nearly perfect Carneros sparkler. It is made with mostly Pinot Noir as evidenced by its copper tint and slight cherry flavor. Effervescent, clean and structured. The apotheosis of California sparklers.


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

Nice and smooth with refined bubbles that feel like silk gliding across the tongue. The orange strawberry and vanilla flavors are slightly sweet.


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