This Blanc de blancs is 100% Chardonnay from the oldest block on La Bri – planted in 1991
The grapes were hand sorted and whole bunch pressed before fermentation in 4 old French barrels. Sauvage La Bri has matured sur lie for 5years in the bottle before disgorgement. No dosage was added to produce this Brut Nature Cap Classique.
Tim Atkin Report 2019 – 93 Points Platter Wine Guide – 4.5* - 93 points
Each bottle is hand numbered. The design on each metal cap reflects a flower on the label. The first 2011 vintage the flower was closed, and it opens slightly with each vintage. This is a wine to savour – a classic MCC
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A blend of Shiraz, Cinsault and Mourvèdre. It has an earthy, rustic quality with dark plum and red berry fruit on the nose and a medium-bodied palate.
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This hand crafted boutique wine has been matured for more than 18 months in French oak barrels and bottle matured. Intense Ruby Garnet in colour. Plums, dry prunes, damsons and cherries with hints of dry mint, cinnamon and violets and notes of spices and herbs. Full and rich, juicy and appealing....