Leeuwin Estate Sparkling Brut 2016 (6 x 750mL), Margaret River. WA.

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RRP $35

$29.99 per Bottle
$179.94 per pack

Overview

This is the thirteenth release of Brut from Leeuwin Estate and is a fine example of bottle fermented sparkling wine made using traditional techniques.

Region:
WA - Margaret River
State:
Western Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Highly floral nose with lemon and apple also featuring at the forefront. Diligent complex notes of biscotti, nougat, cashew and wild mushroom. Tightly framed palate surrounded by grapefruit, crabapple and lemon skin. Fresh and vibrant acidity meets with a slightly chalky finish.

Variety: 54% Pinot Noir, 46% Chardonnay

Alcohol: 12.5%

Cellaring Potential: 5-6 years from release

Vintage
2016
Region
WA - Margaret River
Grape Style
Domestic Sparkling
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
12.5%

Winery Profile

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Leeuwin Estate, one of the founding wineries of the now famous Margaret River district, consistently produces wines that rank with the world's finest.

In 1972, following an extensive search for the area most suitable to produce the best varietal wines in Australia, legendary American winemaker, Robert Mondavi, identified the future site of the Leeuwin vineyard.

Originally a cattle farm, Leeuwin Estate evolved, under the direction of Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Robert Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor.

A nursery was planted in 1974 and the initial vineyards were deep-ploughed, deep-ripped, emptied of stone, planned, pegged, measured, marked and eventually planted by hand over a five year period from 1975.

Featuring state-of-the art facilities, the winery building was opened in 1978, celebrating with a trial vintage. Leeuwin enjoyed its first commercial vintage in 1979, and was thrust into the international spotlight when Decanter Magazine gave its highest recommendation to the 1980 "Art Series" Chardonnay in an international blind tasting.

Maintaining a team of highly skilled and dedicated winemakers, and now under the direction of two generations of the founding family, Leeuwin now exports to over 30 countries.

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