- Type: Sparkling Wine Rosé
- Country: South Africa
- Region: Western Cape
- Vintage: NV
- Producer: Pongrácz
- Primary grape: Chardonnay
- Secondary grape: Pinot Noir
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £14.88
- Code: 24316
- NV, Bronze Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
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Rosé sparkling wines
- Sushi and sashimi; flavoursome seafood such as mullet with fennel or tuna tartare. Grilled lobster, prawns and crab
- Cured meats, full-flavoured duck dishes; chicken, pork and rich game meats such as pheasant or grouse
- Tomato-dominated sauces and other full-flavoured and savoury sauces. Truffle oil, Aioli, BBQ or mushroom sauces
- Middle-eastern mezze style lamb dishes and Asian flavours; Indian snack foods and Tandoori spice
- Artichokes, leeks, asparagus and wild mushrooms. Egg, niçoise, fish and rocket salads.
About the Wine
This excellent rosé Sparkling Wine by Pongrácz originates from the Western Cape. Available in 75cl bottles, distributed in the UK by Distell. Pongrácz Méthode Cap Classique Rosé is a mouth-watering wine, made with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes. This wine has a cork closure and is made with added suplhites but is good for vegetarian drinkers. Versatile rosé, ideal with salads, seafood, grilled chicken or pasta.
Chardonnay can produce quality wines in a wide range of climates, with a real varied style. In cool climates like Champagne or Chablis it produces a lean steely wine with pronounced acidity. In warmer climates it develops buttery, honey notes whereas hotter climates, it's richer in body with the flavour of tropical fruits.
- Green Apple
A temperamental thin skinned grape and difficult to grow, when produced of any quality it demands high prices. The thin skin means it's very light in colour body and tannin, it characteristically has searing acidity and full lingering flavours of raspberry, strawberry, cherry, violets and sweet spice.
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