Akarua - 2011 Vintage Brut Pinot Noir / Chardonnay
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A Central Otago 50% Pinot Noir / 50% Chardonnay with a poised palate that is complex, with excellent fruit weight and fine tannins. This methode traditionelle fizz was aged for 36 months before being disgorged. Enjoy the fine acidity, mild citrusy acid, saline and brioche characters of this well made Brut with a solid reputation.
The Akarua vineyard was first planted in 1996. The 50 hectare vineyard in Bannockburn is the largest family owned estate in Central Otago. This fine Brut was produced by the award winning winemaker Andrew Keenleyside heading the winemaking team.
Varietal Pinot Noir/Chardonnay || Region Central Otago, NZ || ABV 13.5% || VOL 750ml