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Pierre Jourdan Brut MCC NV, Haute Cabrière

£18.50 per bottle

About this wine

Haute Cabrière Pierre Jourdan Brut MCC was created with the desire to release a South African Cap Classique that pays tribute to the Champagne region in France.  Created in the traditional French method of bottle fermentation or ‘Méthode Cap Classique’. Enjoy delicate yeasty aromas on the nose, complemented by fresh citrus flavours and crisp acidity.

As featured on ITV’s This Morning where Luvo Ntezo from The One and Only in Cape Town used the age old method of Sabrage to open. An iconic quality Method Cap Classique wine from the heart of Franschhoek, the Pierre Jourdan Brut is a classic bubbly, more fruit driven than equivalent Champagnes but produced using the same double fermentation method and traditional Chardonnay and Pinot Noir blend.

Food pairing: A versatile wine complimenting a variety of dishes.  Pairings with lighter seafood dishes stand out.

Alcohol: 12% ABV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Producer Haute Cabrière
Category South Africa
Region Western Cape
Colour Sparkling
Grape Chardonnay/Pinot Noir
Bottle Size 75cl

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