White - Sparkling

2006 Iron Horse Vineyards Classic Vintage Brut

Champagne Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Green Valley of Russian River Valley
Drink between 2010 - 2015 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 24

  • winepog wrote: 93 points

    September 9, 2018 - Best bubbles I have had in a long time. Bread, fruit, acidity. All in harmony. Complexity. Delicious.

  • Meerlust wrote: 90 points

    December 25, 2014 - Light yellow color with medium sized mousse. This sparkling wine is in a great place right now. The nose and palate are packed with Granny Smith Apple, citrus, and minerals. There is crisp acidity that lifts the apple qualities of the wine. Overall, this was a refreshing appertif that delivered everything is expect from an Iron Horse sparkling wine - citrus, apple, and minerals.

  • Rich S Likes this wine: 91 points

    August 3, 2014 - Light yellow color, very effervescent. Nose of brioche, citrus, apple and a hint of toasted almonds. Similar flavors on the palate with a clean and crisp mouthfeel and finish but with a touch of lingering creaminess. Drinking very well for an 8 year old sparkler. Still plenty of life left.

  • Ecb1456 Likes this wine: 90 points

    March 15, 2014 - Gorgeous straw color. Tight bright bubbles. Light yeasty citrus in the nose with a driveby of strawberry. Bubbly effervescence on the tongue with hints of apple and decided flat lemon blending into a buttery toast with that lemon zest at the end. Returns as nicely as going down too. Delightful.

  • sjr wrote: 92 points

    March 15, 2014 - Quite a pleasant drink here. Palest, almost clear gold, fine bubbles; nose of almond, marzipan, light biscuit; medium-plus acidity, thick mousse, soft fine bubbles, quite persistent; marzipan, citrus cream, toast; medium finish.

    Drink now over the next few years. Does not seem to risk fading any time soon.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)

    (Iron Horse Vineyards Classic Vintage Brut Green Valley of Russian River Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Iron Horse Vineyards
  • Varietal Champagne Blend
  • Designation Classic Vintage Brut
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Green Valley of Russian River Valley
  • UPC Codes 084315148824, 091882382087

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  • In Cellars 74 (20%)
  • Consumed 288 (80%)

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