Hand harvested from gentle north facing slopes to the east of Orange. The vineyard is 880m above sea level. The grapes were whole bunch pressed and the juice cold settled prior to fermentation with a Champagne yeast. A long cool ferment was followed by minimal intervention stabilisation. The wine was sparkled by the Charmat technique. A cuvee of Chardonnay 100% was selected for delicate fruit flavours and fine acidity.
A delicate cool climate Sparkling exhibiting green apple complimented by a modest amount of lees development resulting in a sparkling wine bright and fresh.
A celebration ready wine ready for drinking now.
Base wine - apple pie and stone fruit
Base wine alc 11.9% after sparkling process will go up to 13%