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About Domaine Carneros
Champagne Taittinger opened its showplace winery in Carneros in 1989, where it specializes in making sparkling wines that are creamy yet light on their feet. Winemaker Eileen Crane, handpicked by Claude Taittinger for her position at Carneros, specializes in sparkling wines, and has managed the Domaine's organically farmed vineyard from the start.
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88 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2012
Vivid red. Spicy raspberry and floral aromas and flavors show good clarity and vivacity. Gently sweet red berry flavors offer modest concentration and pick up a peppery nuance with air. Nicely brisk on the finish, with a lingering note of bitter cherry. (JR)