2017 Ultra Brut

Very dry and brisk, our Ultra Brut is a contemplative sparkling wine that appeals to the true aficionado. Hailing from the stellar 2017 vintage, this latest expression includes intriguing aromas of yuzu fruit, vanilla bean, lime, and a hint of walnut.
$49.00

Tasting Notes

Our 2017 vintage is a classic expression of our Ultra Brut. A mélange of fresh lemon, pear, ginger, and honeydew melon on the nose leads to a beautifully balanced palate of green apple, yuzu, lychee, and a hint of water cracker. With a surprising mouthwatering complexity, its bright, crisp fruit and dusty minerality ride on a serious structure, the persistent, palate-cleansing finish lingering on.

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Food Pairings

A California Brut with such textural vibrance and intriguing tension pairs beautifully with a rich, creamy sauced linguine, or foods with a natural voluptuousness such as raw oysters, or Dungeness crab.

Varietal Composition

Vintage: 2017
Varietal: 52% Estate Grown Pinot Noir, 48% Estate Grown Chardonnay
Acid: 0.8g/100ml
pH: 3.1
Alcohol: 12.0%
Sugar (dosage): 0.5%

94 Points
James Suckling
June 2022
Wine and food

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