Mt Duneed Estate Blanc de Blanc


Region: Yea Valley

Winemaking: Grapes picked at low potential alcohol (around 10.5% potential) to retain the crisp, green apple acidity.  Following the primary fermentation in tank, the wine was left on gross yeast lees for 6 months to add creamy texture and a hint of brioche to the wine.  The second fermentation occurred in tank, under pressure, until the wine was dry.  The pressurised tank ensures the bubbles stay in the wine.  The aim is to have a fruit driven wine with a touch of complexing lees character.  Bottled under pressure with minimal dosage.


As this wine has its secondary fermentation in tank, the profile is all about cool climate Chardonnay fruit with a hint of bread/brioche from the lees contact.  Wet stone, just ripe nectarine and green apple on the nose and palate.  Lots of acid which means it is the perfect aperitif style of sparkling – leading you to your meal.  Yea is an unsung hero of a region producing some of the best Chardonnay in Victoria.

Occasion: enjoy any time!  Think celebrations and freshly shucked oysters.

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