Angelina Brut Reserve Sparkling Wine 2012
Vineyard Region : Shanxi
Grape Variety : 100% Chardonnay
Length/Type of Fermentation : The fruits harvested weeks earlier than normally we would do for still wines to keep the natural acidity and freshness. Alcohol fermentation takes place stainless steel tank and neutral barrel. The wines were lightly filtered prior to secondary fermentation in bottle by base on Traditional Champange method. The secondary fermentation completed in April 2013 and the wines were stay on lees until March 2019. Riddling and disgorgement by hand in March 2019.
Length/Type of Aging : A small portion of base wines were age in barrel for approximately 3 months.
Alc : 11.5%vol
Tasting Note : Pale green with hint of straw in color. Fresh pineapples, toast and savoury with toasty bread notes and honey aroma. The palate is rich with touch of creaminess, fruit sweetness and complex finish.
In Judy's case, Angelina, her littlest girl came into her life like sunlight. Bright, sparkling, and joyful ! She named this, Grace vineyard's first sparkling wine “Angelina” because it perfectly captures the joy and love of life that shines in little girls everywhere, but especially in her own sweet girl.
Angelina sparkling wine is made in accordance with traditional method (second fermentation in bottle).
RVF CHINESE WINE AWARDS 2017 - Silver Medal.