2013 Sofia Blanc de Blancs
Sofia Blanc de Blancs is a delicate sparkling wine perfect for any celebration. Made from a blend of Pinot Blanc, Riesling and Muscat, this wine offers seductive flavors, fresh aromatics and light effervescence – all packaged with striking, feminine flair.
£20.49 per bottle / £245.88 per case of 12, all prices include VAT
2013 was one of the highest quality vintages we’ve ever seen, in part because we had very little rain that year. These dry conditions led to well-concentrated flavors in all three varietals that make up our Sofia Blanc de Blancs. Additionally, the cool temperatures of the Arroyo Seco where the fruit is grown in northern Monterey County, allow the fruit to mature more slowly so the flavors and aromas become more intense.
We pick our grapes at a lower brix (sugar level) to ensure that our sparkling wine has a more modest alcohol content. The fruit is wholecluster pressed into stainless steel tanks for primary fermentation, and then blended before undergoing secondary fermentation using the Charmat method. By adding small amounts of Riesling into the blend, exotic notes of pineapple peak through, while the inclusion of Muscat contributes aromas of honeysuckle and apricots.
|Aromas||Tropical fruit and white blossoms|
|Falvors||Citrus, melon and minerals.|