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2017 Harvest Blanc de Blanc Sparkling

Adelaide Hills, SA

Fresh, fun and frisky fizz from the Unico Zelo/grower co-lab project.

$27.00

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About

About The Wine

The Harvest project is a revolutionary idea from the energiser-bunny couple that is Brendan and Laura Carter of Unico Zelo fame.

This is a unique profit-sharing co-op between the couple and their growers and the early wines they have released from the project have been spot on!

This is a Blanc de Blanc made from 100% Chardonnay. It was made in the same Charmat method used in the making of Prosecco. It's easy drinking with just the tiniest bit of sweetness to the fruit.

Great fun fizz to smash back when the sun is out and a great way to support some of our local grape growers!

About Unico Zelo

Unico Zelo is the project of winemaking couple Brendan and Laura Carter. In their words, their aim is to create “Italian-inspired, textural and site-expressive wines” and “Australian examples of Mediterranean varieties in an approachable and jovial fashion.”

Since bursting onto the scene in 2014 with their eye-catching, outrageously good value alternative vino, the Carters have spread their wings and their range. They now make a large suite of wines, including single vineyard examples of Fiano, Nero d'Avola and Nebbiolo. They are one of the most dynamic winemaking duos in the Adelaide Hills.

Brendan and Laura enjoy a rare moment off
Brendan and Laura enjoy a rare moment off
Unico Zelo winery, Adelaide Hills
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Lemons, apples, a little spice and a lot of freshness. It's not overly complex but it does what it sets out to do. Sweet limes and a little peachy character. It's a dead-set thirst quencher. Chill it. Pop it. Rip into it. - Different Drop Wine Team

Additional Info

From The Producer

Grown at the most exposed and elevated position in Birdwood, Northern Adelaide Hills - this fruit reaches a ripeness with a spritely acidity that lends itself incredibly well to a Sparkling style of wine - this 100% Chardonnay Blanc de Blancs is a refreshingly dry style of sparkling wine that shows all the generosity and elegance that Chardonnay is known for, whilst giving you a clean and cut finish, driving shear drinkability.

Notes on the 2017 Vintage: In stark contrast to recent vintages, the 2017 Harvest provided optimal conditions for us to craft wines that emphasis their natural acidity and vibrant texture. A long, slow ripening period characterised by cool weather, without many incidents of rain. For our style of winemaking, this vintage was ideal and we’re super excited to release these wines!

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 12.5%
Closure : DIAM Cork
Drink Until : 2019
Bottle Size : 750ml

Brendan up to his neck in it
Brendan up to his neck in it
Unico Zelo Winery, Adelaide Hills
Shipping

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