CARBONISTE “Octopus” Sparkling Albarino 2018
Sparkling Albarino, Extra Brut
“Gomes Vineyard” 2018

CARBONISTE “Octopus” Sparkling Albarino 2018

Sparkling Albarino, Extra Brut
“Gomes Vineyard” 2018
Carboniste Octopus
Retail Price: $28
DDWA Score: 90.5
Value Rating: 3.2
Very Good Value
Wine Factor: 1
Date Posted: September 22, 2021
Where to Buy:
Carboniste Winery

Albarino’s fresh floral, peach and citrus flavors are showcased in this methode traditionelle sparkling wine. Very tangy, floral/citrus basket aroma, loads of fruity, electric flavor. I love the balance of ripe fruit and energetic acidity. Made to capture every ounce of freshness possible.

Carboniste makes a variety of sparkling wines out of different grapes (Albarino, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir bottlings in their current release with more to come). I like the Carboniste wines I’ve tasted a lot, and I really like their forward-thinking attitude of understanding the changing wine market and creating artisan sparkling wines to satisfy these customers.

I like how they describe themselves: “C A R B O N I S T E is a dedicated producer of modern sparkling wines. Our goal is to discover a new terroir for California sparkling wines. Champagne is from France. CARBONISTE is California!”

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