The House of Arras is a true expression of its origin and maker – a marriage of exceptional cold climate Tasmanian vineyards and uncompromising sparkling winemaking techniques mastered over decades. The Arras Grand Vintage is the fulfilment of a vision to craft world class sparkling wine. Enriched by the complexity of character that follows seven years tirage, yet retains all the brilliant freshness and longevity that will continue to improve with age.
Varietals: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Tirage: Minimum 7 Years
In The Press
The appearance is crystal clear with an ultrafine and persistent bead, medium straw with a yellow gold hue. A mature and complex style of sparkling expressing aromas of toast, honeycomb, sourdough and nougat.
An intriguing blend of flavours, including lemon curd, natural yogurt, brine and a hint of forest floor. The palate has great elegance and poise with a finely balanced dosage or sugar, acidity and tannic structure.
The 2006 wines have developed great complexity, character and have retained a strong natural acidity and vibrancy. They will be remembered for wines expressing the fullness of character of a warm spring and sunny autumn conditions.