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Iron Horse 2004 Chinese Cuvee

Top 10 American Sparkling Wines 2012

Iron Horse 2004 Chinese Cuvee, one of GAYOT.com's Top 10 American Sparkling Wines 2012

Iron Horse 2004 Chinese Cuvée
Green Valley of Russian River Valley, California

Served at a State Department lunch attended by Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, the 2004 Chinese Cuvée celebrates the year of the snake. Iron Horse's tête de cuvée, it boasts very little residual sugar, giving the wine a very dry mouthfeel. Its flavors are of baked apple, pear and custard.

Rating: 15/20
Price: $98

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