Oak Estate Methode Traditionelle 750ml

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Winemaker Daniel Le Brun produces a vintage blend in only those years he considers to be outstanding in quality. Cuvée Virginie is blended from 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir and crafted especially by Daniel as a proud tribute to his daughter Virginie. Over four years on lees has produced a Methode Champenoise displaying many dimensions, it is well-rounded and has good yeast autolysis, a hallmark of this winemaker’s well-known style.

N° 1 Family Estate has an established vineyard and winery on Marlborough’s Golden Mile, Rapaura Rd, near Blenheim, crushing more than 30 tonnes annually. The family are committed to producing only premium Methode Traditionelle wines and to following winemaker, Daniel Le Brun’s long-held vision of Marlborough as the only rival to Champagne.

North-South facing vines; Mendoza clone Chardonnay 10/5 clone Pinot Noir harvested early-mid March 2009 at 18-19 brix.