Looking for some bubbly to close out 2017 or ring in 2018?
Sterling Vineyard has out its new 2016 vintages of Blanc de Blanc and Sparkling Rosé.
The Sterling Vineyards Blanc de Blancs 2016, made from 100% Napa Valley Chardonnay, pours a pale straw color with fine bubbles. The palate has fruit-forward flavors, floral notes and a soft, creamy texture, the company says. Available nationwide for a suggested retail price of $28 per 750-ml. bottle.
The Sterling Vineyards Sparkling Rosé 2016 is a blend of 70% chardonnay and 30% pinot noir. A pale salmon pink color in the glass, this wine has fresh aromas of strawberry, cherry blossom, rose petal and crisp apple, the company reports, leading to a palate of upfront fruit flavors, balanced by creamy texture and bright acidity. Available nationwide for a suggested retail price of $28 per 750-ml. bottle.