Chardonnay Pinot Noir Upper Yarra & Mornington Victoria
A cepage of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, in almost equal measure, tipped slightly towards the masculinity and dominance of the weightier Pinot Noir, rich with creamy biscuit characters very much in the style of Champagne.
A joint venture between Champagne Veuve A. Devaux and Yering Station, vinified to complete Methode traditionelle, Yarrabank is now recognised as one of Australia's top sparkling wine labels. Fully bunch pressed as per traditional methods specialized for the purpose of crafting the finest sparkling wines. A complex and rigorous regimen of procedures takes at least three years to complete. Each bottle is treated individually from the time of tirage to release. The extravagant use of lees ageing, extended period of at least three years resting on it's own sediments in bottle before disgorgement, has contributed marvelous complexity and heightened flavour profiles to the finished wine. Approx 11.6%
Copper blonde colour. Strawberries on the bouquet, pear with hints of almond and yeast. Creamy palate with integrated acid providing balance to this unctuous yet elegant wine. Strawberry, stone fruit, citrus and pastry characters provide further structure. Balance is maintained through to the back of the palate and finishes with excellent length. Enjoy now.