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Features

2006 Brut Rosé 750ml 2-Pack

The 2006 Brut Rosé is the most exuberant of our Sparklings, both in terms of flavor and color. Made from predominantly Pinot Noir, the 2006 vintage is bright, bold, vibrant and quite dry. The gorgeous color comes from letting the Pinot Noir sit on the skins. This vintage is aged four plus years en tirage.  By nose, strawberry! In the mouth, strawberry and lemon tempered by time on the yeast in the bottle. Excellent as an aperitif, though still the perfect wine with steak, grilled lobster, rainbow trout and BBQ.

Specs

  • Appellation: Green Valley of Russian River Valley
  • Blend: 81% Pinot Noir 19% Chardonnay
  • Alcohol: 13.5% v/v
  • Acidity: .79 g/100ml
  • Residual Sugar: 0.48 g/100ml
  • pH: 3.25
  • Malolactic Fermentation: None
  • Barrels: None

Hand harvested in the chill of early morning, the Pinot Noir grapes are de stemmed into stainless steel tanks where they are cold-soaked (using dry ice) for seven days. A bit of steely Chardonnay is blended to add a firm acid backbone. After pressing the juice slowly ferments in stainless steel tanks at 62° to 65° F retaining the bright fresh Pinot Noir fruit tones. The dosage for the 2006 Brut Rosé is a mere 4 ml of Special Lex (a simple syrup made of 2 ml sugar, 1 ml Chardonnay and 1 ml Pinot Noir)

At Iron Horse "Estate Bottled" means that the winemaking begins in the vineyard. Their location in Green Valley represents the very best soil, climate and aspects for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. What they call "precision winegrowing," all pruning, canopy management, irrigation and cover crop decisions are determined on a block-by-block (and sometimes even vine-by-vine) basis, considering both the vintage at hand and the long-term needs of the land.

Winery Details

Iron Horse

Founded:
1979
Owner:
Audrey, Barry, Joy and Laurence Sterling
Location:
Sebastopol, CA

Iron Horse is one of Sonoma County's most prestigious, small, independent, estate, family owned wineries located in cool, foggy Green Valley. Iron Horse Sparkling Wines have been served at the White House for five consecutive presidential administrations, beginning with the Reagan-Gorbachev Summit Meeting in Geneva on November 20, 1985, which led to the end of the Cold War. Wine & Spirits Magazine has named Iron Horse Sparkling Winery of the Year nine times. From the beginning, Robert Parker has said, "These impressive Sparkling Wines...possess more texture and flavor than just about any sparkler I have tasted from California."

 

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