Rosé Méthode Cap Classique NV - Pongracz


Rosé Méthode Cap Classique NV


Simply ludicrous value for money, the Rosé Méthode Cap Classique from Pongrácz is crafted using the same technique employed in Champagne, but with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grown on the coast of South Africa. Matured on the lees for at least two years before disgorgement, which is twice the duration required by law in Champagne, this is a wine of timeless beauty at a price that makes any moment a celebration.

Suggestions of summer strawberries, freshly baked bread, blackberry sorbet and crisp redcurrants combine in this salmon-hued rosé to create a layered, lively and lovely sparkling wine. Pair with seared duck breast, wild mushroom pâté, truffles and the finest company, preferably in the garden.

Desiderius Pongrácz was a count from the Hungarian aristocracy and a lover of dachshunds. Following his graduation from the Academy for Agriculture, he joined the cavalry, but was captured by the Russians. After a decade toiling in one of the infamous labour camps in Siberia, he was released back into the midst of the Hungarian uprising, from which he escaped to Africa, where he became a farm manager in Namibia. His journey then took him to Stellenbosch, where he played a leading role in shaping viticulture in South Africa for two decades. Sadly, he died in a tragic accident, doing what he loved, while transporting Chardonnay grapes to a nearby winery. The wines that bear his name are every bit as intriguing, charismatic, blue-blooded and pioneering as the man himself.

£2.27 per 100.00ml

SKU No.: 3333834

Style No.: 844753

Country: South Africa
Grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Closure: Cork
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.37%
Volume: 750ml
Allergens: Sulphites

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