Price includes bottle deposit and GST and can be ordered in lots of 3, 6 or 12 bottles
This sparkling was harvested from the estate vineyards planted in 2010. It is made from equal parts Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier.
They are proud of this true craft wine -- each step of the way done by hand. After crushing and fermenting the fruit, they blended the components to make a base wine. More yeast and sugar were added to start the second fermentation, and the wine went into heavy sparkling wine bottles and was closed with a crown cap, where it fermented for 12 months. After this period, we riddled the first 120 in a wooden pupitre by hand. This took 21 days, following which the bottles were chilled to zero degrees and then carefully disgorged to remove the yeast and sediment. We then topped up the bottle with some Chardonnay Sans Chene, and are now finishing it with a cork, muselette, and foil.
The resulting wine has a pale amber hue and a lovely mousse. It's fruity, very dry, and a crisp refreshing celebratory toast that can set any special occasion off on the right foot.
The wine is dedicated to Nanna, Micheline's Mom and matriarch of our vineyard and family. She had a distinctive signature when she wrote to her children, ending each letter with the words 'Amour, Nanna'. Nanna departed this world in 2018 after a long rich life.
They keep her memory and love alive with every toast.