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Schramsberg 2008 Blanc de Blancs

Top 10 American Sparkling Wines 2011

Schramsberg 2008 Blanc de Blancs, one of our Top 10 American Sparkling Wines 2011, is a great value for the money

Schramsberg 2008 Blanc de Blancs
North Coast, California

Made entirely from Chardonnay grown in Napa, Sonoma, Marin and Mendocino counties, this vintage sparkling wine is dry and crisp. It offers apple, lime and pineapple aromas and flavors, revealing hints of custard and brioche towards the back of the palate.

Rating: 14.5/20
Price: $36

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(Updated: 12/11/12 BH)

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