Korbel Sec has a very long distinguished history at Korbel. Sec was the first champagne made by the Korbel brothers, starting back in 1882. While many things have changed in the last 130 years, Korbel has stayed true to the original style. Sec is a slightly sweet style of champagne, which was very popular at the turn of the century. Sec is softer and has a more lingering fruit flavor on the palate, compared with drier styles of champagne like Brut or Natural. Think of white peaches or pear vs. green apple or citrus.
Composition: Chenin Blanc, French Colombard, Chardonnay Acid/pH: 7.1 g/l 3.25 Alcohol: 12% Dosage: 2.25%
During a meal, try Sec with a selection of artisan cheeses, or with a salad containing fresh fruit. Also, the slightly sweet Sec Champagne pairs will with many deserts, including custards, fruit tarts, sorbets and light cakes.
For the 130th Anniversary, Korbel Champagne Cellars has replicated the 1882 Sec label. This Anniversary Sec is a limited edition special release that is only available while supplies last.