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NV Grant Burge Pinot Noir - Chardonnay Brut, Eden Valley, Australia

Wine Notes

Tasting note: A 70/30% blend using the traditional method, though no indication of tie on lees; has more zest and life than the Blanc de Noirs, but don't cellar it. (03-Dec-2012) [James Halliday]

Tasting note: Weighty wine with pleasant toastiness and some attractive yeasty complexity. Soft and balanced although a touch warming. (18-Jul-2004) [Bob Campbell]

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $24   From: $17   To: $32

Score: 84   When to drink: 2012 to 2013
The Wine-Searcher score of 84/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score When to drink
89/100   2012 to 2013
83/100   2013+
81/100    
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
International Wine Challenge 2013 Commended

Price History for NV Grant Burge Pinot Noir - Chardonnay Brut, Eden Valley, Australia
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Grape Variety

Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are two grape varieties commonly blended together to produce sparkling wines around the world. The best cuvees are typically made in the traditional methode champenoise (though charmat and carbonation are possible) and may be produced as vintage or non-vintage wines. The blend has its roots in France, but is successfully produced in Italy and a number of New World countries.

The proportions of Chardonnay and ...more


Region
  • Eden Valley is a wine region within the Barossa zone of South Australia. Located at a latitude of 34 degrees south, it occupies the south-eastern half of the zone and with Barossa Valley forms one of the most qualitatively significant wine-growing areas of the world. The region derives its name from the small town of Eden Valley – known as the Garden of Grapes and Gums.

    Eden Valley's wine landscape is dotted with the rolling hills of the Barossa Ranges, which provide local vineyards with all-important altitude – the single most important fa ...more

  • South Australia is one of the Australia's six states, located (as the name implies) in the south of the vast island continent. It is the engine room of the Australian wine industry, responsible for around half of the country's total output each year. But the region isn't just about quantity – countless high-quality wines are made here, most of them from the region's signature grape, Shiraz. These ...more

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