Sparkling Wines

2012 Jardin d'Hiver Cuvee

In 2018, our Château was graced with a dramatic garden conservatory called the Jardin d’Hiver—a grand glass room that immerses our
guests in the spectacular Carneros landscape while sheltering from the elements. In celebration we present this limited edition cuvée, a dry
and richly layered Late Disgorged Ultra Brut, a style never before produced at Domaine Carneros.

In 2012 the summer months, which are the heart of the growing season, were dominated by a persistent marine system that provided morning fog until mid-day. The combination of cool temperatures and ample crop load produced plenty of “hang-time” and allowed maximum flavor development. We started harvesting Pinot Noir on August 20, and brought in the last Chardonnay on September 22. Both varieties showed power and finesse in this remarkable vintage.

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