This sparkling owes its creamy and textured palate to Pinot Noir grapes and méthode champenoise style winemaking.
Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
Location: Columbia Gorge, WA
Production: 200 cases
Filled with primary aromas of crisp green apple, honeyed apricot and white nectarine. Notes of brioche, and crushed oyster shell play along, while the palate greets you with candied ginger, lime zest, meyer lemon and fresh cream. The complexity of this wine lingers after you sip, with a long, refreshing finish.
Of true méthode champenoise production, this sparkling was aged sur lie for 51 months. Disgorged June 2022.
This Blanc de Noirs is an expression of a single variety, single vineyard, and single vintage, honoring the individuality of this historic site. At over 40 years of age, Atavus Vineyard is one of the oldest vineyards in the Pacific Northwest. The vines are meticulously managed to produce concentrated fruit with a sense of individuality.