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December 21, 2015 | Around the Winery, In the News, Methode Champenoise, Sonoma County, Sparkling Wine, Sparkling winemaking, Wine & Food Pairing, Wine Country, Winemaking | Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services

Another Award-Winning Sparkling Wine for Rack & Riddle!

Our winemakers have been racking them up, award-winning sparkling wines, that is!

Rack & Riddle's Winemaking Team produces award-winning sparkling winesWe are pleased to announce another award-winning sparkling wine for Rack & Riddle. Our Rack & Riddle’s Blanc de Blancs sparkling wine has just received 92 points and “Best Buy” designation from Tastings.com (the Beverage Testing Institute).

These latest awards are in good company—the Rack & Riddle brand of four sparkling wines have won more than 20 Gold medal and Best of Class awards. With the price point at just $20 a bottle, as VinVillage’s host Rob Barnett said of the Blanc de Blancs, this wine is “…ridiculously affordable! Don't miss out... get an award-winning, 92-Point bubbly for under $20 a bottle. That's crazy-cheap.” Shop here.

The Blanc de Blancs has also received numerous other prestigious awards, including Double Gold and Gold Medals from San Francisco International Wine Competition, and Best of Class and Gold Medals from Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition.

Check out our Executive Director of Winemaking Penny Gadd-Coster’s holiday wine pairing for the Blanc de Blancs:

Wine: Rack & Riddle Blanc de Blancs
Dish: Oysters Rockefeller
Why it Pairs Well: Who can resist this classic pairing, dressed up Rockefeller style?! The saltiness and texture of oysters pairs beautifully with sparkling wine that’s not too sweet—perfect with our dry  Blanc de Blancs.
Price Point of Wine: $20
Varietal Composition: 53% Chardonnay, 39% Sauvignon Blanc, 8 % French Colombard
Appellation: North Coast
Time on tirage: 18-22 months aging*
Alcohol: 12.5%
pH: 3.03
Dosage: 1.15%

Check out more holiday wine and food pairing suggestions in Penny’s blog post, sparkling wines paired with holiday favorites!

 

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