Vibrant lemon rind, stone fruit and key lime flavours. The chardonnay offers great length and fresh acidity. Finishing dry with a hint of creaminess. Zippy and lively this is the perfect sparkling for any celebration.
2022 Howard Vineyard Sparkling Blanc De Blancs
BLANC DE BLANCS: Wine connoisseurs know Blanc de Blanc Champagne as the epitome of finesse and elegance. Made entirely from white wine grape varieties like Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc, this sparkling is a wine drinker’s delight with its zesty and uplifting flavors.
Viticulture: Beautiful Valley Vineyard, Charleston. Elevation and Aspect: 450-500 AMSL with gentle slopes (5-12%) generally facing the east.
Winemaking: The fruit was picked early from low yielding vines and at night to preserve fruit quality. Primary fermentation using traditional EC-118 champagne yeast in stainless steel, partial malo latic fermentation gives fullness but still retains freshness. 3 months on lees, then made in the traditional charmat method. Dosage 6g/L. Dry. Clones: Chardonnay I10V1
2022 Howard Vineyard Sparkling Blanc De Blancs pairs perfectly with fresh oysters.