Aroma: A gorgeous fruit driven nose with wild strawberries, delicate citrus and white peach, supported by complex yeasty notes of warm toast, brioche and toasted cashew from aging in bottle.
Palate: Bright and alive with citrus, fresh strawberries and delicate stonefruits, a rich mid palate of shortbread and cream balanced by a seamless refreshing natural acidity. This wine is the perfect balance of finesse, elegance and power with rich depth and complexity.
The best sparkling blocks were hand harvested in the cool morning hours at the Pipers Brook Vineyard. The fruit reflected the exceptional year of 2017 for sparkling fruit, and the beautiful Pipers River region produced fruit of power and purity. Cool fermented to retain these exceptional fruit characters, some parcels were selected for fermentation and aging in barrel. Hand crafted, this wine was blended from only the best individual parcels to create a wine of beauty and complexity. Made in the Traditional Method, this wine underwent secondary ferment in bottle and was then aged more than 5 years in these bottles before release.
Varietals: Pinot Noir 56% / Chardonnay 44%
Region: Pipers River
Cellaring: Ready to drink now and for up to 5 years
Alcohol: 12.5 %
Tirage time: 5 years