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NV Dominique Portet Brut Rose

Yarra Valley, VIC

Delightful Sparkling Rosé made by a French winemaking Royalty right here in Aus!

$30.00

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About The Wine

This is Dominique’s NV Sparkling Rose. A joyous wine made in a style reminiscent of the wines of his beloved homeland.

A three way blend of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier, this wine was once named Best Australian Sparkling Rosé at the inaugural Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships in London and has received many great reviews from the likes of James Halliday and Wine Front’s Campbell Mattinson.

This a serious European style bubbly with a lofty pedigree and a more than humble price tag. Undoubtedly one of the best buys for this style in the country.

About Dominique Portet

Dominique Portet, quite simply, is international winemaking royalty. From a winemaking family that stretches back 10 generations in Bordeaux, his father Andre Portet was régisseur (vineyard and winery manager) of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild in Pauillac.

He is one of the original “Flying Winemakers”, having scoured the world in search of new and interesting exploits in wine which eventually lead him to the Yarra Valley.

Here Portet found “... wines with a fragrance and structure reminiscent of the wines of Bordeaux. The Yarra has a charm and a beauty that engulfs you, and its wines are worldly” and chose this as his home away from home.

Ben and Dom Portet
Ben and Dom Portet
Yarra Valley, VIC
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This looks so inviting in the glass. Bright salmon-pink/rose colouring with a fine bead. Looks like the real deal. There is a whole lot going on on the nose. There are fresh, wild raspberries and strawberries backed by hints of herbs and rose petals. Subtly complex without being pretentious. It’s spicy yet elegant on the palate and slightly creamy, and the low dosage (additional sugar) leaves you with a fresh mouth afterward. - Different Drop Wine Team

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An excellent sparkling

Dominique Portet Brut Rose is a delightful sparkling rose very much in keeping with the French style. I discovered it whilst on holidays in Kingscliff at a little a Greek Taverna. It is pale in colour, light & dry and great to drink on its own, with an aperitif or a meal. The price is very reasonable for such an excellent wine, so you can drink it at home on your own or take it to a gathering where it always becomes a talking point. I introduced the wine to two friends a few weeks ago, and they have since ordered some for themselves.

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Thanks so much Caren! Totally agree, lovely wine and authentic style. Top value too. Thanks for spreading the word! Cheers :)

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From The Producer

The grapes for this traditional-method sparkling came from two elevated vineyards (325m) in the Upper Yarra. Both sites have benefited from very good growing conditions over recent vintages, with abundant warm days, cool nights and very little rain. This has allowed the fruit to ripen gradually with excellent flavour development and balanced sugars and acids.

The grapes were handpicked, gently pressed and fermented before going through secondary fermentation in bottle. The wine was then aged for two years in our cool, temperature-controlled cellars, then disgorged and given a light dosage prior to release.

Blend : Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay
Closure : Cork
Bottle Size : 750ml

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order over $150 or more, or just $9 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mix pack!

Estimated delivery time frames with Australia Post can be viewed here. Please include Authority to Leave instructions in the ‘SPECIAL REQUESTS’ box during checkout if you may not be available to sign for your delivery and would like it left at your front door. The 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box can be found on the cart page before the final checkout page.

Warehouse Pickup is also available for Sydney customers, 8am-5pm Monday to Friday. To select Warehouse Pickup as your shipping method enter our address "F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007" as your shipping address during checkout. Please complete your purchase online before visiting us as we are not licensed to sell over the counter.

Express Delivery is available for Sydney postcodes within 15km of the CBD. There is a $10 delivery surcharge and the order is needs to be placed before 12pm midday weekdays for same day delivery.

Our Heat Policy can be viewed here (under the 'Delivery Questions' section). If you would like us to hold dispatch of your order for milder weather please leave instructions to do so in the 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box found on the cart page before the final checkout. We are happy to hold it for as long as you like. All orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape.

Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

For any other shipping related inquiries, please see our helpful FAQ, email us at hello@differentdrop.com or call us on 1300 668 385..

FaQs
Do I have to order in dozens?

No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts?

Yes we offer volume discounts on larger orders. Orders over $499 get a 5% and orders over $999 get a 10% discount. This will be automatically applied during checkout.

How does the price match work?

Everyday Low & Consistent Pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll match it. We'll even retrospectively refund you if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on. Our price match policy can be seen here.

I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me?

This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

Does Different Drop have a physical store?

No, not really. More of a warehouse/office. We do however offer a Click & Collect option from our warehouse in Ultimo, Sydney. Our warehouse address for Click & Collect is: F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007

Can I special order a wine you do not sell?

If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

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