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Korbel Extra Dry is a crisp, off dry champagne, whi ch is light, refreshing and very easy to like. Extra Dry has flavors of citrus, melon and spice
Like all Korbel California champagnes, Extra Dry is produced using the classic Methode Champenoise bottle fermentation process. Korbel Extra Dry is blended to be a delicate, easy-to-enjoy, off-dry champagne. By blending multiple varieties, vintages and appellations, Korbel can assure the consistent quality of every bottle of Extra Dry.
Why do we call our "off-dry" cuvee "Extra Dry?" The reason goes back to the beginnings of the traditional Methode Champenoise process. 200 years ago most champagnes were very sweet - typically 3 to 5% sugar. About 150 years ago a drier style began to emerge at about 1.5 to 2% sugar and was called "extra dry." By today's standards this level of sugar is considered "off-dry" (or slightly sweet), but the historic term "extra dry" has stayed with us.
Wine Spectator: 88 Points
Who says you have to pay big bucks for a goodsparkling wine? This affordable version is roundin the mouth, with ripe flavors of cherry, redcurrant and fig. Starts with a bit of sweetnessthat carries through the finish. Goodavailability, too. Drink now. 400,000 cases made.
Wine Enthusiast: 86 Points
Not as dry as the name suggests, this offering seems fairly sweet, with sugary lime, orange and vanilla flavors. You'll find a rich streak of doughy yeast and acidity, giving it that typical Champagne note.
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