Arras Grand Vintage 2013
Chardonnay 62%, Pinot Noir 38%
Sparkling bright yellow gold with a fine, delicate and persistent bead. Lifted and complex bouquet with exotic aromas of white flowers, lemon essence, lychee and oyster shell.A seamless and elegantly structured palate exhibiting layers of toasted sourdough, field mushroom, lemon curd and roasted almond. The wine shows great tension and poise with the perfect balance of fine tannins and natural acidity. The extensive maturation of 7 years in tirage ensures depth and complexity consistent with the worlds’ finest cuvees.
Tasmania (Derwent Valley, Coal River Valley, East Coast & Pipers River)
Crafted in the traditional sparkling winemaking method, combined with fastidious and modern viticultural techniques. The fruit is hand-picked and gently pressed with only the highest quality juice selected for fermentation. Further complexity and character are built into the wine with 10% fermentation in first use French Oak barriques followed by 100% malolactic fermentation. The blended wine has been matured for seven years in tirage ensuring a depth and complexity consistent with the worlds’ finest cuvées.