Iron Horse Late Disgorged Brut 1996

Vintage from Sonoma County, California

Price: $59.99
Item No. 78402
  • WE91
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

This is our Tête de cuvée, our top of the line. It is composed of our favorite lots of wine from a fabulous vintage, bottled and laid down in March 1997, freshly or "late" disgorged in 2003 after six plus years. Everything about this wine is a lift. It is extremely refined, almost weightless, yet incredibly rich and has a freshness and crispness that belies the wine's age.

Incredible with warm endive salad with shaved Parmigiano and truffles, Maine lobster and corn cakes, caramelized quinea fowl with morel risotto.

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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 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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