Francis Ford Coppola Winery, "Sofia" Brut Rosé 2018, Monterey County, CA
Styled after the sparkling rosés in France, Sofia Brut Rosé offers light effervescence, crisp natural acidity, and a light creamy texture.
COUNTRY: United State of America (USA)
APPELLATION (AVA): Monterey
SUB-REGION: Central Coast
GRAPES: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
COLOR: Pale peach
BODY: Light (1-2-)
PRIMARY AROMAS: white rose, raspberry, Meyer lemon
FLAVOR: Fresh strawberry, mandarin orange, ginger, crisp acidity, creamy texture
FORMAT: 750 ml
SERVICE AND SUGGESTION: This elegant sparkling rosé pairs well with dishes ranging from smoked salmon blinis, or chocolate with raspberry compote.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER: Founded by the legendary Hollywood director for which it is named, Francis Ford Coppola Winery is a celebrity in its own right. With two wineries located in Geyserville, Calif., in Sonoma County, Coppola creates vino that celebrates the director’s film and family history, and the brand has become a household staple for many Americans. (vinepair.com)