Review: Golan Heights Winery ‘Yarden’ Blanc de Blancs Brut 2009

A kosher, traditional method sparkler that has incredible richness and complexity, with lots of toasty, leesy notes.
Golan Heights Winery 'Yarden' Blanc de Blancs Brut
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Reviewed on 01-05-2018
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Rating A-
Style Sparkling White
Variety
Vintage 2009
Appellation
Galilee
Israel
ABV 12%
Price $30.00 Buy This Wine

Perfect For

Dinner Parties, Holiday Meals, Long-Term Aging, Sounding Like A Wine Pro

Drink If You Like

Chardonnay

The Full Review

This kosher, traditional method sparkler ages on the lees for five years to gain surprising complexity and richness. Yellow apple fruit takes second place to toasty, brioche-like notes of brown sugar and waxy vanilla candle, giving way to a long, savory-sweet finish.