This dry sparkling wine was created with WSU alums from Karma Cellars in Chelan, WA to celebrate the grand opening of the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center. The Brut was made in the classic French tradition, using Chardonnay (44%) from Radar Hill east of the Wahluke Slope, and Pinot Noir grapes (55.5%) from the Karma Estate Vineyard. The fruit was selected from cool vineyard sites in the Columbia Valley AVA that are well suited for sparkling wines. After dosage, 8g/L of sugar and some aged 2012 Chardonnay was added to the blend. A commemorative label featuring the architectural rendering of the WSU Wine Science Center adorns this limited-edition bottle.
Aroma/Flavor: Floral, Fresh Yeast, Lemon, Mineral
Partner Winery: Karma Vineyards | Chelan, WA.
The Composition: 12.5% Alcohol
Quantity Produced: 100 cases