Gloria Ferrer Carneros Cuvee 1991

Vintage from Sonoma County, California

Price: $38.99
Item No. 17739
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2000
  • WE95
  • CG92
  • WS90

Winemaker's Notes

Harvesting grapes by hand and keeping them as whole clusters from the vineyard to the press helps create a creamy, full-bodied wine with a traditional champagne feel and finish. After disgorgement of the yeast, a dosage of three different reserve wines (dating back to 1982 in some instances) was introduced to give this vintage its unusual combination of delicacy and power.

Learn About Gloria Ferrer Map ItMap It

Gloria Ferrer is the offspring of a powerful parent: Freixenet of Spain, the world's largest producer of sparkling wine. Drawn to the promise of California, Freixenet established a California winery, naming it after the wife of Freixenet's president. The winery in Carneros is one of the best stops in all of Wine Country. Visit the aging caves carved in the hillside and enjoy the sun-splashed deck while noshing on roasted almonds and sipping bubbly. Wines produced are Blanc de Noir, Brut, Brut Rose, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Rose.

Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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Learn About Vintage

Vintage Champagne and Sparkling Wines Vintage Champagne is made in particularly good years with optimum weather and the best grape selection. Some houses, like Dom Perignon, only make vintage Champagne, so they do not produce a wine every year and have no non-vintage bottlings. What makes vintage Champagne better? Well, status for one - many vintage Champagnes are...

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Raspberry and cherry aromas with hints of cedar oak announce the character of this distinctive and earthy Carneros Pinot Noir. ...
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