Twentieth Anniversary

20th Anniversary Late Disgorged

This is the result of twenty years of passion, the ultimate expression of Tasmanian fruit and the culmination of a winemaker’s lifetime of experience and finesse.
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Twentieth Anniversary

The House of Arras is celebrating two decades of world-class sparkling wine craftsmanship with the release of the 1998 House of Arras 20th Anniversary Late Disgorged that has spent 16 years on lees before being disgorged in early 2015. Crafted with fruit from exceptionally high quality vineyards throughout Tasmania, the 1998 House of Arras Late Disgorged 20th anniversary release is an example of meticulous winemaking and obsessive attention to detail. The wine consists of 62% chardonnay and 38% pinot noir fruit sourced from the Tamar Estuary, Lower Derwent and Coal River Valley.

Varietals: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

Tirage: Minimum 16 Years

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Twentieth Anniversary

In The Press

The 1998 Arras 20th Anniversary E.J. Carr Late Disgorged is one of the best Australian sparkling wines I’ve ever tasted.

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The palate is seamless in structure with intense flavours of field mushroom, buttered toast and honeycomb. This wine expresses it’s extensive maturation and yet retains freshness and vibrancy with remarkable poise, brilliant natural acidity and great flavour persistence.


To celebrate 20 years of the House of Arras we present a short story capturing Ed Carr's passion, patience and dedication and what it means to craft world-class sparkling wine.


Two spectacular vintages joined forces when House of Arras, Australia’s preeminent sparkling wine producer, celebrated 20 years of world class sparkling wine craftsmanship with an exclusive dinner within the hallowed halls of the Great Hall at The University of Sydney.