Wine Review: Gloria Ferrer Carneros Cuvee

Basic Information

Name – Gloria Ferrer Carneros Cuvee

Producer – Gloria Ferrer

Vintage – 2007

Region – California – Carneros

Varietal – Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Pricing – $66.00

Appearance

This Gloria Ferrer Carneros Cuvee is clear and a medium lemon in color. 

Aroma/Nose

The nose is clean with a light intensity of aromas. The aromas consisted of green apple, citrus fruit and bread.

Taste/Palate

This Gloria Ferrer Carneros Cuvee is dry wit high acidity and a light to medium – body. Notes of pear, green apple, citrus fruits and medium length finish of bread are all in this wine’s flavor profile. 

Overall Experience 

This Gloria Ferrer Carneros Cuvee was a good wine with a little bit of complexity and balance. We would have liked a little more from the intensity of the aromas and flavor profile as well as a longer finish, but a good experience nonetheless. 

Pairings 

Food – Seafood – Soft Cheeses

Cigar – RyJ Perlado

Publication Ratings

Wine Spectator – 92pts. 

Wine Enthusiast – 93pts. 

Critics Challenge Wine Competition, 2010: Silver

Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition, 2017: Bronze

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, 2017: Silver

Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition, 2016: Gold

Los Angeles International Wine Competition, 2016: Silver

Winemakers Notes

The nose opens up with red apple and Meyer lemon and is just beginning to show some mature character. The mouth adds white pear and black cherry with a touch of brioche. The mouth feel has plenty of structure to hold up the fruit and carries the wine to the mineral finish. 

About Gloria Ferrer – https://www.gloriaferrer.com

Gloria Ferrer Carneros Cuvee Vineyard