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Gilbert Gruet, founder of Gruet Winery, was born in Bethon, France in 1931. He grew up in a poor family, and began working at a young age. In 1952, Gilbert Gruet, along with his wife Danielle, dreamt of producing fine quality Champagne. Gilbert followed his heart and in 1967 created the U.V.C.B. (Union Vinicole des Coteaux de Bethon), a co-op in the village of Bethon. In 1983, the Gruet Family was traveling through the southwestern part of the US, and while in New Mexico met a group of European winemakers who had successfully planted vineyards in Engle, near the town of Truth or Consequences, 170 miles south of the city of Albuquerque. After hearing of vineyards planted there as early as the 1600s, and learning about the specific climate and soil conditions of the region, the Gruet Family knew they had found what they were looking for. In 1984, Gilbert Gruet - whose Champagne house (Gruet et Fils) has produced fine Champagnes in Bethon, France since 1952 - made the decision to plant an experimental vineyard in Engle, NM. The plantings were exclusively Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes. Two of his four children, Laurent and Nathalie Gruet then relocated to New Mexico to begin their American winemaking adventure.
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Gruet Blanc de Noirs NV  750ml        
Elegant and focused, with creamy vanilla and apple aromas and rich yet crisp flavors of baked pear and cinnamon bread. Drink now through 2014. 20,000 cases made. –TFPale Salmon in color, our Blanc de Noirs has aromas of berry and pear, complimented by a rich, round mouth feel on the palate. It finishes with a layer of ... click for more details
Sku: 19158
Reg. $15.99



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Gruet Brut NV  750ml       
Focused and richly styled, with spicy tropical fruit aromas and appealing baked apple, cinnamon and herb notes. Drink now. 40,000 cases made. From New Mexico. -Tim FishWonderful aromas of green apple and citrus mineral notes make for a delightful start to this traditional sparkler. Our Brut NV offers bright, crisp ... click for more details
Sku: 7384
Reg. $15.99



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Gruet Rose  750ml       
A beautiful garnet in color, this Rose NV has a number of aromatics from simple floral notes to mouth watering strawberry all while maintaining a zesty acidity and delicate finish.... click for more details
Sku: 23151
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