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Somewhere near the Seaview end of McLaren Vale's Chapel Hill Road, a perfunctory passerine perched her pincers astride a pair of power poles and saw herself alit. Down she went amongst the dry grown branches of an old Grenache vineyard, setting the valuable veterans ablaze. The scorched site eventually came to the attention of a winemaking trio, the Messrs Leske, Tynan & Cooke, Masters of Wine and a venerable vintner, all driven by a consuming passion to make greater Grenache. Thistledown vintage very small amounts of the most extraordinary Grenache. Beautifully detailed and conspicuously elegant, their floral bouquets and graceful finish emulate the aromatic lift and peacock's tail of a prettily perfumed Pinot Noir. Magnificent to savour as a captivating aperitif, a bliss alongside fine cuisine, the Grenache of Thistledown represent an exquisite new direction in the evolving Aussie Grenache style... Polly & the pyre to paradise»

Clover Hill Cuvee Exceptionnelle Blanc de Blancs CONFIRM VINTAGE

Chardonnay Pipers Brook Tasmania
Clover Hill's been producing pure varietal sparkling Chardonnay for many years. Assembled from a selection of elite Cuvees, matured on yeast lees for four years, followed by twelve months of ageing under cork prior to release. Disgorged with an addition of reserve wine, the doseage is prepared from components of Clover Hill reposing in oaken foudres. Clover Hill is the essential Australian Blanc de Blanc sparkling with a crisp profile of fruit, exceptional length and lasting flavours.
Available in cases of 6
Case of 6
$341.50
Located along the Pipers River of northeast Tasmania, Clover Hill was established in the eighties as a dedicated sparkling wine estate, planted solely to the traditional varietals, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. The sixty six hectare property overlooking Bass Strait has a similar climate to the Champagne region of France. Vines are close spaced and planted on deep, red volcanic soil in a frost-free amphitheatre, orientated north/south to maximise sunlight exposure.
Vibrant light straw, a persistent fine bead. An assortment of fresh summer fruits, melon and citrus, pawpaw and pear. Instances of warm nutty yeast and developed almond/ toast characters, complex and elegant yet remarkably integrated. Fresh citrus to the palate with layers of toasted characters, tastes of melon, almond and bread dough flavours.
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