Sparkling Blanc de Blancs 2012 RD5

$50.00 per bottle
QTY :
bottle (s)
Minimum order: 12 bottles (incl. mixed case)
  • Colour:

    Pale lemon with a lime hue.

  • Nose:

    Hints of lemon, with delicate secondary characters of brioche and oyster shell.

  • Palate:

    A fine, creamy bead carries soft lemon citrus flavours combined with hints of toasty secondary notes. A long, complex palate with a dry finish makes this a wine with which to celebrate.

  • Source:

    Bimbadgen’s McDonalds Rd Vineyard Block 20 Chardonnay.

  • Vinification:

    Base wine cool fermented in stainless steel in 2012, gently fined, filtered and sent to bottle for secondary fermentation (methode champenoise) in August, 2012.

  • Blending:

    N/A

  • Aging:

    4 years on secondary ferment lees in bottle.

  • Bottling:

    Our 5th disgorgement, on the 15th September, 2016

VarietalAlcoholCellaring PotentialHarvest DateOakpHTA
100% Chardonnay12.5%5 years19th January, 2012N/A3.247.4

2012 was a cool year where red varieties struggled to ripen with any real consistency, but our white wines shone brightly. Five years on this wine is rewarding the vision to produce a high end sparkling wine from a unique region.