2012 Dr. Konstantin Frank Brut

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2012 Dr. Konstantin Frank Brut Sparkling

WE 91
  • S$9699

Vintage: 2012

Region: Finger lakes

Country: USA

 

60% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir, 5% Pinot Meunier Light to medium bodied. A classic methode champenoise sparkling wine made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier with dominant characters of lime, apricot, fresh herbs, orange candy and ginger, finishing off with sour dough and mineral undertones. A great balance is achieved between the fruity contributions of the Pinot Noir and the acidic backbone of the Chardonnay

Winery Background

Dr. Konstantin Frank  ignited the “Vinifera Revolution”, a movement that forever changed the course of wine growing in the Finger Lakes and the United States. Dr. Frank’s vision, knowledge and determination are credited with elevating the New York wine industry from a state of happy mediocrity to a level that today commands world attention. Located on Keuka lake in the Finger Lakes region, Dr. Konstantin Frank Wines features some of the oldest vinifera vines in the United States and continues to produce wines of distinction and quality. Vinification Only the free run juice from the gently pressed grapes was used. The base wine was fermented at low temperatures to preserve the more delicate characters. Second fermentation took place in the bottle as per the Méthode Champenoise. After leaving the wine resting for more than four years it was disgorged, and dosage was added prior to final bottling

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Dr. Konstantin Frank ignited the “Vinifera Revolution” a movement that forever changed the course of wine growing in the Finger Lakes and the United States. Dr. Frank’s vision, knowledge and determination are credited with elevating the New York wine industry from a state of happy mediocrity to a level that today commands world attention.

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"60% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir, 5% Pinot Meunier Light to medium bodied. A classic methode champenoise sparkling wine made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier with dominant characters of lime, apricot, fresh herbs, orange candy and ginger, finishing off with sour dough and mineral undertones. A great balance is achieved between the fruity contributions of the Pinot Noir and the acidic backbone of the Chardonnay"
 

 

“Saline and mineral tones accent fresh apple, pear and lemon in this zippy, invigorating sparkling wine. Made in a Chardonnay-based traditional-method style, its delicate pétillance and whiffs of caramelized sugar and brioche are enticing.”
91 Points - Wine Enthusiast

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