2021 Ben Haines Blanc de Now

Ben Haines' take on a sparkling Blanc de Noirs - bright, fresh and full of umami goodness.

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Made with fruit from the Steels Creek vineyard in the Yarra Valley, this is a very easy wine to love.

In true Ben Haines style, he's crafted this effervescent drop in a way to showcase flavour and texture with a touch of elegance, detail and poise. Leaving the wine on its lees for 6 months brings a delicious savoury edge and a whole bucket-load of texture.

As the name suggests, this is a wine made for drinking now. It's the kind of summery refresher that you just can't put down - maybe wines answer to Pringles; once you pop you just can't stop.

Light-medium bodied, delicately scented and brightly effervescent, dry, complex and full of umami lees flavour and texture to enjoy now. Natural fermentation of base wine in old barrique barrels, 6 months on lees.

Undisgorged, unfined and unfiltered, zero added sulfites.

88 Points - "The base wine was whole-bunched press and fermented in old barriques with full solids. Tiraged in September 2021 with zero added S02 and not disgorged. Looks like cloudy apple juice. Smells of par-cooked green apples together with rising dough. Generously flavoured with a hint of sugar and with its target audience firmly locked in it sight. A delicious, afternoon hipster wine." - Philip Rich (Halliday Wine Companion)

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