The Beltana is produced using 100% Chardonnay grapes selected from the cool south-facing slopes high in the Adelaide Hills. Ageing for five years on lees adds complex nut and toasty hints to the fresh citrus and green apple aromas. The palate is long and full, yet with the signature Deviation Road crisp, mouth-watering finish. A persistent fine bead and creamy mousse gives extra lift to these delicious aromas and flavours.
Each parcel was handpicked and whole bunch pressed separately into tank for settling. Fermentation of these small batches lasted around 12 days and the wines in 2009 all went through malo-lactic ferment over winter to soften the acidity. Careful blending of the base wines was carried out in early spring before tirage (bottling).
After a minimum of 5 years ageing on lees, each bottle has been riddled and hand disgorged on site in our Longwood winery. Small batches are disgorged at a time to allow the remaining bottles to continue ageing on lees as long as possible. The dosage liquor added at disgorging is crafted using a blend of base wines and is then aged for a minimum of 12 months.
Located high (550m) in the Lenswood district of the Adelaide Hills on Deviation Road, this 25 year old vineyard consistently produces outstanding Chardonnay for sparkling wine.
Dosage: 5 g/l
Cellar: 8+ years
Clear, pale lemon.
This wine smells like fresh-cut grass, mouth-watering pineapple sorbet and juicy green apples.
It lands on the palate with a lime soda effervescence followed by guava and apple juice characters.
Lenswood, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
100% Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc
Best enjoyed upon release. Food Pairing Suggestion：Fresh oyster or light seasoned seafood such as steam sole with spring onion. Thai Chicken salad with fresh herbs and fish sauce. Goat cheese.
100% estate grown Chardonnay from one of the highest and coolest vineyards in South Australia.
Barrel fermented in a mix of new and seasoned French oak using natural yeast and allowed to develop over 12 months prior to bottling
Apple blossom, yellow peach and gentle baking spices in a mouth filling yet gentle delivery on the palate.
Drinking wonderfully now, with strong ageing potential over the next 5-7 years.
A limited release chardonnay from two selected Piccadilly Valley sites. Ferment was sparked by indigenous yeasts and the wine aged in Burgundian oak (predominantly puncheons) both old and new for eight months.Nose
White peach and fresh green apple along with Jasmin, Crème Brulee and a hint of spice from French oak.Mouth
Yellow peach and stone fruits are carried across the palate by a mouth-watering acid drive. A hint of lemon pith phenolics provides the wine with lovely texture.