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Mumm Napa Brut Prestige

Sparkling Wine of the Week: 
Mumm Napa Brut Prestige* 
A blend of mostly Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with some Pinot Gris and Pinot Meunier made in the traditional method, this is Mumm Napa's signature sparkling wine. 
Fruitier and a bit rounder than most Champagne, this bottle of dry bubbles offers fresh apples and citrus with a bit of yeast and a light toasty note with a lingering finish. This is the perfect wine with which to greet your holiday guests at the door, approximately $22. 
*Media Sample

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