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Leopards Leap Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir

This vivacious, easy drinking sparkling wine, is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, originating from Durbanville and Elgin. Both varietals were fermented separately and left on the lees for 6 weeks, to ensure flavour intensity and structural elegance. Bottled under pressure, with just the right concentration of carbon dioxide, brings about the perfect bubble for this sparkling wine.

R135,00

Alcohol
12%

Region
Western Cape, South Africa

Variety
55% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir

More Information - Leopards Leap Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir

The Chardonnay grapes originate from Durbanville and the Pinot Noir grapes from Elgin. The Chardonnay was picked at 21,5 degrees Balling and the Pinot Noir at 23 degrees Balling. The two varieties were bunch-sorted and whole-bunch pressed to ensure gentle extraction of the juice. The Chardonnay and Pinot Noir were fermented separately between 12 – 14 degrees Celsius and left on the lees for 6 weeks, to ensure avour intensity and structural elegance. The two varieties were blended and bottled under pressure with just the right concentration of carbon dioxide to bring about the perfect bubble for this sparkling wine.

Back Story & Wine Information

As a family-owned South African wine, Leopard’s Leap offers value-driven wines, trusted for consistent quality. Their portfolio caters for various palates and occasions, from novice to connoisseur and from restaurant tables to supermarket shelf. With a passion for conservation they are very involved in protecting the endangered Cape Mountain Leopard.

Pairing
Enjoy as an apéritif or as a versatile food-pairing partner. Delightful with dessert and loves to celebrate.

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