Iron Horse Russian Cuvee 2008

Vintage from Russian River, California

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Item No. 121722
  • W&S92
  • WE91
  • WS91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1994
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

Russian Cuvée commemorates the style of sparkling we made for the historic Reagan-Gorbachev Summit Meetings ending the Cold War. Although richer and fuller than the Classic Vintage Brut and the Brut X, the higher dosage doesn't come across as sweet, just more creamy.

A perfect sipping wine, ideally paired with briny hors d'oeuvres such as smoked salmon on potato cakes, fresh oysters with mignonette or poached shrimp with remoulade sauce.

Critical Acclaim

"A bold and rich style, offering baked pear and lemon zest aromas, with ripe, succulent raspberry, cinnamon and ginger flavors, finishing on a spicy note."
91 Points

Learn About Iron Horse Map ItMap It

A pioneer in the Green Valley appellation within the Russian River area of Sonoma County, the Iron Horse family is building a legacy of prestige sparkling wines and elegant estate-bottled Chardonnay and Pinot Noir within a holistic environment of natural balance, cultivation and love of the land. Iron Horse is best known for its Sparkling Wines, which have been served at the White...

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Learn About Russian River

The Russian River Valley is named as such due to its proximity to the Russian River, the river itself named for the Russian fur traders who came down from Alaska in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Russian River is agricultural land. While there is a focus on wine, beyond the vineyards are many small, family-owned farms cultivating everything from cattle to...

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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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