Iron Horse Wedding Cuvee 2005

Vintage from Sonoma County, California

Price: $34.99
Item No. 92952
  • WE92
  • W&S90
  • WN90
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Winemaker's Notes

This is Iron Horse's Blanc de Noirs, made from predominately Pinot Noir. It has a beautiful, pale-peach hue. Rich and creamy, like pure strawberries and cream, this is without doubt the most romantic of Sparklings. It is dangerously easy to drink. A favorite for many, Iron Horse is probably best known for this cuvée.

Marries perfectly with frisee salad with diced bacon and a Pinot Noir vinaigrette, Chinese chicken salad, scrambled eggs and caviar, rock shrimp and potato frittata, mushroom dishes such as a grilled Portobello sandwich or wild mushroom risotto, poached salmon - hot or cold, and best of all, chocolate dipped strawberries.

Critical Acclaim

"The Wedding Cuvée is one of Iron Horse’s sweeter bubblies, but it’s not a sweet wine. It’s soft, creamy and delicious. Brimming with flavors of green apples, strawberries, brioche and pepper, it continues the winery’s brilliant tradition of crafting some of the finest sparkling wines in California."
92 Points

"Pale salmon hue. Light chalk and ginger aromas. Crisp flavors of apple, pecan and brown spice. Drying minerals couple with a lingering orange peel note on the finish."
90 Points

"Floral, crisp and elegant, with Asian pear, yeasty and spicy aromas and complex and layered apple, cinnamon and flinty flavors that linger. Drink now. 6,000 cases made."
89 Points

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(9/20/2010)
We first tried this in a Woot! offer and fell in love with it. Great price and taste. We get this a few times a year and really enjoy drinking it.
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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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