The Arras Blanc de Blancs is a sparkling wine that truly expresses the attributes of prestige Tasmanian Chardonnay, meticulous winemaking and extensive age on yeast lees. Chardonnay can be considered the pinnacle of the classic sparkling varieties for its elegance and longevity. A benchmark Australian sparkling wine which exhibits all the hallmarks of a world class sparkling wine.
- TAS - Tasmania
Winery Tasting Notes
The Blanc de Blancs has brilliant clarity, medium straw with a bright gold lustre.
Lifted aromas of seaspray, brioche, toasted almond and jasmine flower.
The seamless palate is intense and complex with great length and flavour persistence. The palate exhibits flavours reminiscent of brioche, sautéed mushroom, nougat and fresh oyster. The wine has exquisite poise with balance of dosage, natural acidity and fine tannin. A remarkably intense wine of brilliant vibrancy which is recognised hallmarks of this style.
Fruit Fruit for this wine was hand-picked from premium cold climate Tasmanian vineyards prior to gentle whole bunch pressing. Primary fermentation was undertaken on light lees, followed by 100% malolactic fermentation. Once clarified, the wines were judiciously blended to style, matured in cool, dark
storage for eight years bef re disgorgement in early 2015.
Medals & Trophies
TROPHIES: 2015 National Wine Show of Australia; Champion Wine of Show; The Len Evans
Memorial Trophy for Champion Wine of Show, The Kit Stevens Memorial Trophy for Sparkling
White or Pink, 2015 Australian Sparkling Wine Show; Wine of Show, Best Sparkling White Wine
(Traditional Method), 2015 Royal Adelaide Wine Show; Hurtle and Norman Walker Trophy for
Best Sparkling Wine of Show. GOLD MEDALS: 2015 National Wine Show of Australia, 2015 Australian Sparkling Wine Show,
2015 Royal Adelaide Wine Show