Domaine Carneros (Taittinger)

Ultra Brut Sparkling Wine

9.323 ratings
9.28 pro ratings
Carneros, North Coast, California, USA
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa
Top Notes For
Elizabeth Smith

The 2010 Ultra Brut is Domaine Carneros' driest sparkling wine, 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay. The mousse is fine and persistent. It has aromas and flavors of yeast and citrus. It's crisp and bright with ample acidity. This would pair with a variety of foods.

The 2010 Ultra Brut is Domaine Carneros' driest sparkling wine, 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay. The mousse is fine and persistent. It has aromas and flavors of yeast and citrus. It's crisp and bright with ample acidity. This would pair with a variety of foods.

2 people found it helpfulApr 18th, 2015
Nick Benz

Green apple, straw, wet stone

Green apple, straw, wet stone

Jan 1st, 2016
Tom Gendall

Fresh, balanced, invigorating and great for the start of the night.

Fresh, balanced, invigorating and great for the start of the night.

Jan 30th, 2015
Pat Sperry

Dry and tasty, good fruit

Dry and tasty, good fruit

Jul 8th, 2016
JeremyC

Didn't love at first. As it warmed up it grew on me. It was trying to be yeasty and STARTED to before feeling Champagne-y. If a lemon got inside an apple and that pc of fruit got some oven time....drydrydry. older solid CA bubbles....right on.

Didn't love at first. As it warmed up it grew on me. It was trying to be yeasty and STARTED to before feeling Champagne-y. If a lemon got inside an apple and that pc of fruit got some oven time....drydrydry. older solid CA bubbles....right on.

Mar 31st, 2016
Brian Mosqueda

Yes!! I love this stuff! We bought this bottle last year at the winery in Napa to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. We popped it open a year later on our 11th anniversary. It's spectacular with notes of green apple and citrus (grapefruit, maybe). I am a little ashamed to admit that I paired it with McDonald's Chicken Nuggets and fries, but it was delicious!

Yes!! I love this stuff! We bought this bottle last year at the winery in Napa to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. We popped it open a year later on our 11th anniversary. It's spectacular with notes of green apple and citrus (grapefruit, maybe). I am a little ashamed to admit that I paired it with McDonald's Chicken Nuggets and fries, but it was delicious!

Mar 13th, 2016
Brian Mosqueda

Delicious! I might be a little biased because it brings back memories from my Napa vacation, but I love it. It's great for Sunday brunch or even with Thanksgiving dinner.

Delicious! I might be a little biased because it brings back memories from my Napa vacation, but I love it. It's great for Sunday brunch or even with Thanksgiving dinner.

Mar 19th, 2015
Brent S

Brent had this 7 years ago

Brent had this 7 years ago

Oct 31st, 2015
Erik Helms

Sommelier/Wine & Beer Buyer Whole Foods Oakland

9.4

Erik had this 7 years ago

Erik had this 7 years ago

Aug 18th, 2015
Elizabeth Caravati

Elizabeth had this 7 years ago

Elizabeth had this 7 years ago

Jul 23rd, 2015