The Declaration Blanc de Blancs 2015

The Declaration Blanc de Blancs 2015

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VINIFICATION

Fruit was whole bunch pressed and primary fermentation took place largely in tank, with a small percentage of second use French oak. Secondary fermentation took place in bottle in accordance with traditional Champagne method.

AgeingMatured for 31 months on yeast lees in bottle.
Liqueur d’Expedition: A small amount of reserve base wine was added with the dosage, prior to sealing with Champagne cork.

TASTING NOTES

A fine, dry and elegant style of sparkling wine produced from Heydon Estate’s exceptional single-estate Chardonnay. A fresh bouquet of honeysuckle, citrus and honeydew melon.  The palate reveals a deliciously fine and creamy bead, crunchy apple, nashi pear and citrus blossom with subtle hints of brioche, cashew nut and savoury lees character.  A delicate mineral finish.

Cellaring Potential: 6-8 years
Serving Temperature: 7-10°C
Food Pairing: Smoked salmon and cream cheese blinis, freshly shucked oysters and long brunches.

$35.00 / bottle

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The Declaration Blanc de Blancs 2015