Codorníu Reina Maria Cristina Blanc de Noirs 2008

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alc./vol:
11.5%

Proof:
23°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
1 years 6 months

Product of: Product of Spain Spain

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This Blanc de Noirs - claimed to be Spain's first such wine - is made with a blend of 87% Pinot Noir and 13% Chardonnay. It was originally created in 1997 to honour Codorníu's centenary as 'purveyor to the Spanish Royal household', granted by Queen Regent Maria Cristina in 1897. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 01/02/2011

Appearance

Clear, straw golden with fine bubbles.

Aroma

Minerally, floral nose with red fruit (redcurrants) and violets.

Taste

Yeasty with buttery gooseberry flavours and well balanced acidity.

Aftertaste

Toffee/sweet caramel notes emerge in the long finish.

Further product information

Closure: Champagne/cork & muselet wire cage

More about Codorníu Reina Maria Cristina Blanc de Noirs 2008

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