Sparkling Cuvée NV
$25.001 Critic Note
A bright and lively sparkling, bursting with aromas of new season apples and a splash of zesty citrus.
This premium Cuvée showcases our cool-climate vineyard sites in Tasmania. With a hint of creaminess and a crisp finish, you can enjoy this sparkling cuvée as an apéritif or with fresh Tasmania oysters or salt and pepper squid.
|Wine Analysis:||Alc/Vol: 12%|
|Colour:||A pale, straw-coloured sparkling wine with medium bead and good persistence.|
|Aroma:||The emphasis is on the bright and lively aromas of ripe new season’s apples and a citrus fruit lift.|
|Palate:||This sparkling is lively and fresh in the mouth with a good persistence of flavour and a finish that is dry and refreshing, ready to enjoy now.|
|Peak Drinking:||Until 2022|
Recommended food pairings: Serve with a wide range of canapés or a platter of fresh Tassie oysters. It is also the perfect partner to salt and pepper squid with a light chilli dipping sauce.
Growing Conditions: Premium Cuvée for sparkling wine is made from various combinations of the grape varieties, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. When grown in areas that experience cool ripening conditions like Tasmania, the varieties produce sparkling wines of finesse, elegance and delicacy of flavour. This Cuvée is made from a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes from selected sites in our Tamar Valley vineyards. It contains a blend of parcels of wine from several vintages each contributing its own subtle layer of flavour and complexity.
Winemaking notes: This Cuvée is made from a blend of 75% Chardonnay and 25% Pinot Noir grapes from selected sites off our Tasmanian vineyards. Initial fermentation took place in stainless steel tank under strict temperature control to allow us to retain maximum fruit aroma and flavour. Secondary ferment also took place in tank and the wine was then bottled under pressure to protect its lively sparkle. This method delivers bright, fresh fruit characters without the intrusion of flavours and aromas derived from yeast lees. It was bottled with an alcohol of 12.0% a T.A. of 6.6g/l and a pH of 3.22.
Critics’ tasting notes
All our products are shipped from our Winery in Milawa, VIC.
|Zone (defined by postcode)||Aramex||AusPost|
|Albury/North East Victoria||$12.00||$15.00|
|NSW, VIC Country||$16.00||$22.00|
|Adelaide, Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast||$16.00||$16.00|
|NT, Country WA||N/A||$36.00|
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