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Iron Horse Vineyards White Blend Alexander Valley Cuvée R T Bar T Vineyard 2006

Winemaker's Notes:

The wine smells exactly like the vineyard in spring when the Buckeye and Manzanitas are in bloom, which impart a white blossom honeyed aroma, with fresh baby grass and wild iris underfoot. The current vintage was awarded 90 points from Wine Enthusiast.

Iron Horse Vineyards:
Drive past the berry farms on Ross Station Road, past the point where you can’t imagine there’s anything at the end of the road, crest the knoll and be awestruck as the view opens up to 350 acres covered with grape vines. Continue down the hill, across a small bridge, past the vegetable gardens, up a winding oak lined drive, between a row of alternating palm and olive trees and finally to the c... Read more
Drive past the berry farms on Ross Station Road, past the point where you can’t imagine there’s anything at the end of the road, crest the knoll and be awestruck as the view opens up to 350 acres covered with grape vines. Continue down the hill, across a small bridge, past the vegetable gardens, up a winding oak lined drive, between a row of alternating palm and olive trees and finally to the charming Iron Horse Winery, where you will enjoy a stunning view all the way across Sonoma County to Mt. St. Helena. The winery is best known for its Sparkling Wines. The Obama Adminstration is the fifth consecutive presidental administration to serve Iron Horse at the White House, a tradition that began in 1985 with the historic U.S.-Russian Summit Meetings ending the Cold War. The Chardonnay is cool climate perfection. Pinot Noir is the winery’s rising star wine. Read less

Member Reviews for Iron Horse Vineyards White Blend Alexander Valley Cuvée R T Bar T Vineyard

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Snooth User: vin117
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2.50 5
02/16/2008

Nice and solid


External Reviews for Iron Horse Vineyards White Blend Alexander Valley Cuvée R T Bar T Vineyard

External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Wine Enthusiast ReviewThis has long been one of the best Sauvignon Blanc-Viognier blends in California, and the '06 continues that tradition. Coming from a cool vintage, it's very dry and racy, with a scour of acidity and stony, minerally flavors, with touches of citrus blossom and wildflower. No, it's not a fruit bomb, but it's a sleek, elegant wine, in the European tradition.Wine Tasting NotesThis is a unique blend of Sauvignon Blanc and 10% Viognier. The grapes come from the T-bar-T vineyard in the Alexander Valley. The perfume of the smells exactly like the vineyard smells in spring, when all the white flowers are in bloom. This is our last vintage of producing this special, proprietary white.



The wine smells exactly like the vineyard in spring when the Buckeye and Manzanitas are in bloom, which impart a white blossom honeyed aroma, with fresh baby grass and wild iris underfoot. The current vintage was awarded 90 points from Wine Enthusiast.

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