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Saturday, December 30, 2006

N/V Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs

I was debating opening this for New Years but opted to pick up a half bottle of a genuine Champagne for midnight instead. We paid around $19 for this. The last tasting we attended had an excellent Gloria Ferrer Pinot Noir so I figured this would be worth a shot.

The palate is a bit toasty and the main fruit I get is red apples with a hint of raspberry.

The finish is more of the same, lots of toast and red apple. I’m even getting a bit of a flavor I’ve never had in wine before--sassafras/root beer.

Overall, an enjoyable sparkling wine with some nice depth, reasonably priced and recommended.

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