2015 Blanc de Blancs

$50.00 non member price

October Wine of the Month – New Release Sparkling 2015 Blanc de Blanc

bottle (s)
  • Colour:

    Vibrant gold with a fine bead

  • Nose:

    Delicate lemon peel with a whisper of toast

  • Palate:

    Fresh citrus flavours in the foreground supported by more complex toasty brioche characters and a crisp, lingering finish

  • Source:

    Winbirra Vineyard, Upper Hunter

  • Vinification:

    Base wine cool fermented in stainless steel in January, gently fined, filtered and sent to bottle for secondary fermentation (methode champenoise) in August, 2015

  • Blending:

    N/A

  • Aging:

    4 years on secondary ferment lees in bottle

  • Bottling:

    Our 1st disgorgement of the 2015, on the 19th, July 2019

VarietalAlcoholCellaring PotentialHarvest DateOakpHTA
100% Chardonnay12.0%5 years19th January, 2015N/A3.077.5

2015 followed the highly acclaimed 2014 vintage producing an abundant harvest. Early season rain events gave way to a warm, dry ripening period typified by consistent and even temperatures, delivering classic medium bodied wines typical of the Hunter Valley style.