Gruet, Blanc de Noirs
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Gruet, Blanc de Noirs - NV

Item # 17524 750mL
$14.96/ Single Bottle
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$179.52 $170.54/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Full of rich, creamy red fruit flavor, this delicious Blanc de Noirs is made at a small, modern winery in New Mexico established during the 1980s by the sons of the Champagne house Gruet. A top-value sparkler.

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Staff Pick Notes

Delicious sparkling wine from New Mexico? Leave it to a Champagne native to recognize great terroir where you'd least expect it—100 miles south of Albuquerque near the town of Truth or Consequences. Gilbert Gruet planted his vines back in the early 80s and soon began making sparkling wine in the classic méthode champenoise style. Today his son Laurent—and daughter Natalie—are at the helm and still carrying on this tradition. Their French roots are evident in the wines, which have all the character and refinement of far more expensive bottles. This Blanc de Noir is a blend of 75% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay and is bone dry with fine bubbles and notes of lemon pith, apple skin, raspberry, and a mineral streak.


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Pinot Noir

The Burgundy region of northeastern France is the historic home of the Pinot Noir grape, and is the source of the world’s greatest examples. Here one finds renditions of Pinot Noir that deliver power with finesse and grace, wines that have unimaginable depth of flavor, yet are perfectly balanced and ephemeral in the mouth - in short, wines that deliver all that Pinot Noir has to offer. Terroir,...

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