Base wine matured in French barrel for 10 months. Secondary fermentation in bottle on the lees for 52 months. Green apple, honey oats, biscuit and lime characters. Delicate tiny and persistent bubbles. Elegant Brut style MCC.
Prominent notes of green apple, honey oats, biscuit and lime notes: are supported by interesting mineral characters on the nose. The delicate mousse and tiny, persistent bubbles complement the crisp, refreshing acidity and creamy palate of this elegant Brut style MCC.
While this wine is a perfect match to salmon tartare, oysters and sushi, it can be enjoyed on its own and at any time and for any occasion!
Cultivar/s: Pinot Noir 54% and Chardonnay 46%
Vinification: Hand picked grapes are whole bunch pressed and the juice moved to 2nd fill French oak barrels, where natural fermentation started. The base wine was matured in barrel for 10 months. Regular battonage (lees stirring) applied. 2nd fermentation in the bottle. The wine was bottle aged on the lees for 52 months, then disgorged and given a further 6 months bottle maturation before being released.
Winemaker: Jacques Maree
Average Yield: 7 tons/Ha
Harvested: March 2013
Bottled: January 2018
Ageing Potential: More than 15 years from vintage
Wine Analysis: Alcohol 12,26% : Residual sugar 4,40g/l Total Acidity 8,00g/l : pH 3.22
Production: 7,600 Bottles (1250 x 6 x 750ml cases)