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Date Printed: 7/14/2014
Gloria Ferrer Brut Royal Cuvee 2004
Gloria Ferrer Brut Royal Cuvee 2004
(search item no. 113800)
Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 7/14/2014: $26.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2002 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 89 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2000 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points
1994 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
1993 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
1993 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
1992 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
1991 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
1990 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Ripe stone fruit medley and citrus intermingle with toast, butter and yeasty aromas on the nose of this well-developed yet vibrantly fresh sparkling wine. Creamy textures with hints of butterscotch and almonds support delicious flavors of pears, apples and lemons. The elegantly structured and long creamy finish is simply irresistible.

Blend: 67% Pinot Noir, 33% Chardonnay

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About Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards:

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.