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J Vineyards & Winery 2019 Blanc de Noirs Sparkling (Russian River Valley)

J Vineyards & Winery 2019 Blanc de Noirs Sparkling (Russian River Valley)

Rating
94
Price
$65
Variety
Region
Wine Type
Alcohol
12.5%
Bottle Size
750 ml
Issue Date
3/1/2024
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A doughy, nicely earthy complexity in the nose leads to a palate rich with candied lemons, golden apples and fresh ginger on supple, supportive texture that makes the mouth water. Worthy of a special occasion, the wine contains 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Pinot Meunier. Best through 2029. Jim Gordon

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All tastings reported in the Buying Guide are performed blind. Typically, products are tasted in peer-group flights of from 5-8 samples. Reviewers may know general information about a flight to provide context—vintage, variety or appellation—but never the producer or retail price of any given selection. When possible, products considered flawed or uncustomary are retasted.

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*Products deemed unacceptable (receving a rating below 80 points) are not reviewed.

98-100

Classic
The Pinnacle of quality

94-97

Superb
A great achievement

90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

Acceptable
Can be employed


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