Produced from Chardonnay & Pinot Noir grapes, this well balanced Méthode Cap Classique is full bodied on the palate with hints of yeast and fresh green apple aromas. Lively bubbles with lingering mousse.
Appellation: McGregor (in the Robertson Valley of South Africa.)
Vineyard Detail: Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
Harvest Information: Date: First week of Febuary
Vinification: Chardonnay Pinot Noir
Alcohol: 12.5 %
Vol Age of Vines: 15
R.S: 3.8 g/l Temp at Fermentation 15º- 19º C
T.A: 7.0 g/l ºB at Harvest 17.5ºB & 18.0ºB
First fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Slow second fermentation in the bottle under crown cap. Left on the lees for 12 months. The grapes were handpicked at 05H30 & 10H30 in the morning at temperatures of 12 º C -15 º C. Whole bunch press. No acid adjustments were made. Hand riddled in A-Frame riddling racks. No sugar added after disgorgement. Zero dosage.
Amorim Cap Classique Challenge 2014-Best Non Vintage Brut Blend.
Vitis Vinifera 2016 -Gold Award.
National Wine Challenge 2018 -Double Gold
92 score by Tim Atkin 2018
Michelangelo Awards 2018- Double Gold
Veritas Awards 2018- Gold