With its exuberant bubbles and golden hue, this deliciously dry Cap Classique Brut is a must for any celebration, big or small. Begin proceedings on a high note with this as your welcome drink, use it for toasts, or enjoy it with a lavish breakfast. (We rather like it with oysters, too!)
Made in the traditional French style with a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes fermented in the bottle.
The wine’s fresh, clean nose offers aromas of apples and citrus. A balanced mouthfeel, good acidity and exuberant bubbles culminate in a lively aftertaste.
Veritas Wine Awards 2020 - Silver
John Platter Wine Guide 2021 – 4 Stars
Enjoy on its own, as a festive welcome drink or toast or with a full English or continental breakfast. Drink now or within five years of harvest.
TERROIR / SOIL
Escourt and Glen Rosa
VINEYARD AND CLIMATE CONDITIONS
Trellised vines with an average age of 17 years yielded the grapes for this wine, at an average of 8 tonnes per hectare. The vineyards received supplementary drip irrigation.
Grapes from three selected vineyard blocks were hand-harvested between 18° and 19.5°B using 9kg lug boxes. The grapes were whole bunch-pressed after sorting by hand. 90% of the juice was fermented in stainless-steel tanks and 10% in old 400L French oak barrels. Secondary fermentation took place in the bottle. After the completion of the secondary fermentation, the wine spent 23 months on the lees prior to disgorging.DOWNLOAD 2018