The Gruet Blanc de Noirs NV is part of the wine
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, sparkling wine
models like the Blanc de Noirs NV are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Origin is the country or state (if in the US) where the wine was produced.
Mousse refers to the profusion of bubbles in a glass of sparkling wine and also to the explosion of foam when a sip enters your mouth.
Features & Specs - Gruet Blanc de Noirs NV
Tropical fruit notes A generalized smell of co-mingled banana, pineapple, guava, passion fruit.
Tropical fruit notes
Citrus notes The generalized smell of citrus fruit .
Apple notes The smell of a freshly cut apple.
Pear notes The smell of a freshly sliced pear.
Juicy Fruit notes Like the aromatics of "Juicy Fruit" gum.
Juicy Fruit notes
Floral Refers to a generalized flower-like note.
Fruit cocktail notes The smell of traditional canned cubed fruits (apple, pear, cantaloupe, cherry, pineapple, in a sugary syrup).
Fruit cocktail notes
Toasty notes Aroma reminiscent of toasted bread or, alternatively, of toasted wood.