Cavendish Brut NV

Cavendish Brut NV

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Whole-bunch pressed to limited pressure, which gives a low yield of 62% volume to weight. A natural cold settling takes place without the use of enzymes. Fermentation at a moderate temperature of 16-18 C in stainless steel using natural yeast. Malolactic fermentation is carried out.

Grape varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier

Altitude: 5-65m ASL

Vineyard age: Between 8 and 22 years old

Exposure: South and southeast

Soil: Clay, flint, stone, and loam

Dosage at disgorgement: 8 g/l

Bottle fermentation on the lees: 12 - 18 months

Alcohol: 12.5%

Tasting Notes:  A light golden color with a fine, persistent mousse.Citrus fruit aromas with hints of melon and honey. Chardonnay dominance brings finesse, along with crisp freshness. The Pinots add depth and character leading to a beautifully balanced finish. Will age gracefully over time as the Chardonnay matures.

Press Notes:

92 points, Wine Enthusiast