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2015 Methode Traditionelle

Our second bottling of a Methode Traditionelle after the sold out 2014 vintage.

Imagine this…grapes picked early, when acid is too high and sugar too low to make normal wine, fermented and put in the bottle cloudy with a little sweet reserve, then fermented for the second time to make bubbles…madness.  Left in the dark, cool cellar to gain flavour, balance and length before it’s disgorged, corked and labelled FIVE YEARS LATER!

But jingers it’s a lovely drink. Golden with a fine bead of bubbles, complex on the nose with vanilla, almond, brioche and brûlée flavours on the palate.  Generous, rich and mouth filling, with a beaut dry finish.

A no-expense spared homage to great French fizz, and because Jo asked for it. Amen to that.

~ Vegan

The Word.

  • Trophy Winner – Best Sparkling Wine in Show, 2021 Hawke’s Bay Wine Awards


** Purchase a single bottle of LU send it to your Loved Up fave, dog trainer or bio teacher.  Write a little love note (or thank you note) in the note’s section at check out and we’ll handwrite it on one of our cool The Beach postcards, pop it in the box and get it on its way **



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