An effusive sparkling wine with spicy green apple aromas which continue to a full, lengthy palate that adds a little slate and citrus.
Based primarily on Savagnin fruit blended with a little Sauvignon Blanc, it's made using the Petillant Naturel (Natural Sparkling) method - original grape juice was added back to the base wine for the secondary fermentation in bottle.
Unlike a methode traditionelle sparkling, we don't remove the sediment, and we don't add sugar.
It makes for a crisp, refreshing sparkling, and the lack of sugar allows the full delicious flavour profile of Savagnin to show through.
Winemaker: Alex McKay 12.5% Alc
Mike Bennie at Winefront wrote:
Bright and clean, just enough savoury under the squirts of cloudy apple juice and limey acidity. Big, frisky fizz, lots of attractive perfume, good halva/nougat nutty sweetness in the mix. Really pleasing wine, done well in the style. 93 Points
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