Jose named Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards to honorhis loving wife. In turn, we named our finest Pinot Noir to honor Jose. This is a very select blend, chosen specifically to showcase the quality our Carneros estate vineyards. The most exceptional blocks from our 335-acre Carneros vineyard are selected each vintage for this bottling. Meticulous cluster and shoot thinning help promote extraordinary depth in the fruit, and our winemaker has chosen just a few of the best barrels from among these special lots to compose the blend. Each careful step in the making of this wine is based on over twenty years of experience with Pinot Noir on our estate and it represents a fitting tribute to our founder, Jose S. Ferrer.
Great with grilled meats like lamb, pork and chicken, also pairs well with grilled salmon and braised short ribs. For cheese try something nutty and tangy like a gruyere, sharp cheddar or parmesan.
As the first sparkling wine house in California’s renowned Carneros region, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards was established in 1986 by the Ferrer family. Gloria Ferrer embodies winegrowing history, time-honored tradition, and centuries-old winemaking practices in creating exceptional sparkling and estate varietal wines blended to pair perfectly with food. With most of our 335-acre estate dedicated to Pinot Noir, we believe that this enigmatic variety brings a timeless grace to our sparkling and estate varietal wines. This timeless grace comes from the Ferrer family’s culture of generosity which is expressed in their commitment to high-quality, affordable wines crafted for everyone to enjoy.