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Schramsberg 2008 Cremant Demi-Sec

Top 10 Sweet Sparkling Wines

Schramsberg 2008 Crémant Demi-Sec is made from Flora, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Noir grapes

Schramsberg 2008 Crémant Demi-Sec
North Coast, California

Served at White House events from the time of Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama, this unique sparkling wine is made in both a crémant (creamy) and demi-sec (half-dry) style. Its varietal composition is mostly Flora, a hybrid of Sémillon and Gewürztraminer developed at nearby UC Davis, which gives the wine fragrant aromas and mouth-filling tropical fruit flavors.

Rating: 14.5/20
Price:
$38

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