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Shottesbrooke

Shottesbrooke
NV Blanc de Blanc Sparkling, Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Blanc de Blancs

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 12% RS: <1%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$27.99

Shottesbrooke
NV Blanc de Blanc Sparkling, Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Blanc de Blancs

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 12% RS: <1%
Yellow straw color. Aromas of baked apple, brioche French toast, apricot preserves, and orange zest with a supple, vibrant, finely carbonated, dryish light body and a tingling, captivating, medium-length granola, buttercream, cedar, and lemon supremes finish with crunchy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A lively sparkler with a warm and toasty underbelly.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: baked apple, brioche French toast, apricot preserves, and orange zest
Taste Flavor: granola, buttercream, cedar, and lemon supremes
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A lively sparkler with a warm and toasty underbelly.

The Importer

Shottesbrooke USA

The Importer
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Their Portfolio

Blanc de Blancs

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Blanc de Blancs, literally "white from white" refers to a Champagne or other sparkling wine that is made with only white grapes. For Champagne that white grape is exclusively Chardonnay. Blanc de Blancs also pair beautifully with many types of seafood, from grouper to tilapia.

As Chardonnay grown in the Champagne region has such naturally high acidity, the common thinking is that a Blanc de Blancs Champagne ages better than most other Champagnes, although its aging potential depends on numerous factors, including vine age, depth of fruit and cellar practices.

The term Blanc de Blancs is also used for other sparkling wines; the meaning is the same - only white varieties are allowed.