Wednesday, September 17, 2008

From Wine Review Online: "Beautiful Bubblies...and Beyond"

Linda Murphy recently recounted her visit to J as part of a vertical tasting of J Vintage Brut, from the initial 1987 bottling through the newly released 2000 vintage. She writes how this event demonstrated the evolution of the Vintage Brut program at J and Judy Jordan's commitment to making only the best Russian River Valley sparkling wines.

She finds the 2000 J Vintage Brut to have "an enticing brioche nose, creamy mousse, green apple, tropical and citrus fruits, and a spicy kick of ginger. It has, dare I say it, some true Champagne personality to go with sunny California fruit."

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