Schramsberg, North Coast, Blanc de Blancs Brut 2006 There are very pretty floral notes in the nose, with fresh pears and apples and a bit of bread dough. In the mouth the fruit continues with some pastry richness and the zip of green apples – very nice.
100% Chardonnay with some barrel fermentation. P&B in Calistoga 12.9% $28.99 at Bottle Barn Schramsberg
Iron Horse, Green Valley of Russian River, Estate Bottled, Classic Vintage Brut 2004 Crisp and austere. 68% Pinot Noir and 32% Chardonnay. The wine is fermented in stainless and spends 3 years en tirage. GP&B in Sebastopol 13.5% purchased for $25.99 at Bottle Barn Iron Horse