One Million Cuttings Brut NV

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A lovely, expressive sparkling with a fine bead and persistent length of flavour.

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Winemakers Note

About -  At the time of Tahbilk’s very early beginnings in 1860, one of Tahbilk’s founding fathers, John Pinney Bear placed an advertisement in leading newspapers across Australia asking for ‘One million strong vine cuttings’. His advertisement was reasonably successful with Tahbilk receiving around 600,000 cuttings and by the end of 1860, 26 hectares of vines planted. This historic advert was the inspiration for this range of wines which have been crafted from grapes sourced from other Central Victorian vineyards owned by Tahbilk.

Region - South Eastern Australia, sourced from our vineyards in the Goulburn Valley, Strathbogie Ranges and Murray Darling regions.

Grape Varieties - 85% Chardonnay 15 % Pinot Noir

Fermentation / maturation -  This wine was crafted from 85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Noir grapes, Grapes were picked and crushed during the cool of night to retain their fresh, varietal flavours. The juice was then divided into select parcels. Each parcel underwent a different treatment such as malolactic fermentation; time with French oak or spending an extended period on yeast lees. Each treatment resulted in an individually flavoured parcel of wine, and the unique character and personality of the final blend is a result of the special handling of these separate parcels.

Alcohol - 12.0%

Residual Sugar -  g/L

Acid -  6.9g/L

Tasting Notes -  A lovely, expressive sparkling with a fine bead and persistent length of flavour. The palate is fresh and vibrant with hints of citrus and stone fruit with a creamy finish. The combining fruit character from the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir offers both complexity, balance and finesse.

Recommendations:  A perfect adjunct to seafood or white meats but also ideal as an aperitif with your favorite appertisers.