2014 Clover Hill Wines Cuvee Exceptionnelle Blanc de Blanc

Pipers River, TAS

This is Clover Hill's premier Blanc de Blanc. An outstanding traditional method sparkling Chardonnay from one of Australia's best sparkling producers.



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The clue is in the name here, exceptionelle.

Curly Haslam-Coates (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

The Blanc de Blanc is one of the finest cuveés from Tasmanian benchmark sparkling producer, Clover Hill.

Sourced from 100% Chardonnay grown on the Pipers River vineyard, this is a masterclass in depth and complexity.

As the name suggests, this cuveé is only made in years deemed exceptional by winemaker Robert Heywood and the Clover Hill winemaking team.

The 2014 is incredible. It's taught, flavoursome and fizzes through the finish with a thrilling drive.

This world-class standard sparkling with a modest price tag for the level of quality.

Winemaker Robert Heywood
Winemaker Robert Heywood
Pipers River, TAS
Additional Info

From The Producer

From time to time, the blessing of virtually perfect climatic conditions can produce an exceptional vintage. The first of these was in 1999, when abundant winter and spring rainfall was followed by a warm, mild, yet sunny, ripening season. The fruit from this vintage was so outstanding, a small number of chardonnay parcels from the Clover Hill Vineyard were reserved to create the Cuvée Exceptionnelle Blanc de Blancs.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 12.00%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2030

Clover Hill vineyard
Clover Hill vineyard
Piper's River, TAS
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"The clue is in the name here, exceptionelle. This is a little beauty. Smooth, rich, autolytic notes on the nose offering up mushrooms, truffle, pistachio and honey drizzled danish pastries all comfortably align with the crushed oyster shells, ripe lemon zest and that’s just the beginning. The palate is plump but the acidity remains taut and fresh. Ripe apricots join the cacophony of delights presented on the nose with subtle vanilla and a hint of candied hazelnuts and baked apples. Sublime and a real delight that will age for years to come." - Curly Haslam-Coates (The Wine Front)


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