Klein Constania

VINTAGES

MCC Brut 2006

MCC Brut 2006

This is the 2nd vintage release MCC from Klein Constantia. It is a Brut Blanc de Blanc, which means that it is dry, and made from 100% Chardonnay grapes.

Harvesting of grapes between 18-19 Balling in early February. The wine was bottled for the second fermentation in January of 2007 and allowed to mature for 28 months before the first degorging took place.

Tasting Notes

 Fresh pale hues with a green tinge. Very lively in appearance. The nose shows brioche autolysis characters with aromas of fresh apples. The palate is rich, intensely flavoured and has a fine, persistent bead.

Maturation

Made to enjoy on release it will however reward maturation for a further year or two in bottle.


Barrel Aging

Whole bunch pressing and fermentation in 500L barrels. Barrel maturation for 12 months on gross lees. 100% malolactic fermentation.

Wine Details

Vintage: 2006

Alcohol: 11.93 % vol

Residual Sugar: 5.5 g/l

pH: 3.17

Total Acid: 7.1 g/l


Honours

Tie 1st place for Best Blanc de Blanc in Wine Magazine MCC Challenge 2009