I've been a fan of Gloria Ferrer sparkling wines for quite some time. For me, they have always offered a great product at an affordable price point. Wine that leaves you satisfied, knowing that the value met or exceeded the dollars spent.
The Sonoma Brut is a blend of Pinot Noir (91.2%) and Chardonnay (8.8%), which has been hand-harvested from their vineyards in Sonoma. Gloria Ferrer has over forty different varieties of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, planted on 340 acres, giving them incredible diversity and allowing them to blend this wine to their precise style specifications.
I loved the pear and floral notes (decidedly feminine), crisp and citrusy acidity, toasted nuts, all backed by a well-balanced and creamy finish.
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