Pinot Noir Chardonnay Adelaide Hills South Australia
Mighty Wolf Blass command the most superlative vineyards throughout the premier precincts of Australia's south, an elite inventory are specialized for the growing of grapes destined exclusively for superior sparkling wines. Gold Label is an assemblage of two thirds Chardonnay and balance of Pinot Noir, sourced from the most excellent sites in cool ripening Adelaide Hills, crafted to the full Methode traditionelle and fashioned for the most discerning palates.
Adelaide Hills grows astonishingly good Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Wolf Blass take the pick of crop to create a superior sparkling Cuvée. To afford the team a variety of options, choice parcels are crafted to various techniques. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are harvested and whole bunch pressed to introduce complexity and textural palate weight. A course of full malolactic fermentation for maximum textural softness, followed by an extravagant two years maturation on sedimentery yeast lees, builds palate richness and infuses layers of creamy flavour. The assembled wine is bottle aged and disgorged with traditional liqueur tirage before reseal.
Pale straw hues, delicate, persistent bead. Fine citrus and strawberry nose supported by underlying biscotti, bready yeast lees influence. An elegant, creamy palate offering an intensity of strawberry and lychee fruit characters, enhanced by a refined minerality. Fresh, natural acidity provides backbone and finesse, supporting exceptional persistence of flavour.