The inaugural vintage release of Irvine & Roberts Vineyards 2018 Blancs de Blancs Sparkling Wine was one of the season's most anticipated new releases in Rogue Valley Wine Country.
Although official ratings aren't yet in, early reports are that Irvine & Roberts Blancs de Blancs is an exceptional first vintage.
Produced using the Méthode Champenoise the wine was slow-aged on the lees for 37 months before being disgorged in small batches.
These beautiful bubbles were made entirely from Chardonnay grown on their high-elevation estate vineyard near Ashland, Oregon.
About Irvine & Roberts Vineyards
Tucked in the scenic foothills at the convergence of the Cascade and Siskiyou mountain ranges, Irvine & Roberts Vineyards offers singular wines paired with golden panoramas. Spend an afternoon in their beautiful tasting room located just five miles from the heart of downtown Ashland in near natural beauty as far as the eye can see.
About Winemaker Brian Gruber
Winemaker Brian Gruber came to Irvine & Roberts Vineyards with rich experience in crafting world-class wines. Following an 11-year career with the U.S. Air Force in Personnel Command, he decided to pursue a Masters of Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. It was while doing a stint in banking after grad school that Brian realized his heart’s calling was as a grower and maker. Nearly 100 wines made under Brian’s direction have scored 90 points plus, and have received numerous awards throughout the country.
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