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Blue Pyrenees Vintage Brut 2017

Special Price $25.00 Regular Price $28.00
There is lots of lovely brioche and freshly baked bread along with green and red apple on the nose. The bead is fine and the palate fresh and textural with plenty of yeasty goodness and more mouthwatering red and green apple on the finish. This is the richest of the BP sparklers.
Blue Pyrenees Vintage Brut
Wine Specs
Variety
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
Region
Pyrenees, Vic
Vintage
2017
Winery
Blue Pyrenees
Winemaker
Andrew Koerner
Body
Medium
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2024
Bling
93pts Wine Pilot, 91pts Q Wines
Alcohol %
12.1
Closure
Cork
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
No
Blue Pyrenees has been around for 50 years and is pretty much the best known producer in the Pyrenees region under the guise of wine royalty, Andrew Koerner. Regular trophy and medal winners, they produce superb red, white and traditional method sparkling wines. It’s only a couple of hours from Melbourne and the scenery is spectacular. It is also home to exceptional wineries like Dalwhinnie, Warrenmang, Summerfield, Taltarni and Mount Avoca.
Pyrenees, Vic

Region

Pyrenees, Vic

For most people, hearing the words 'the Pyrenees' makes their eyes glaze over and look dis ...
For most people, hearing the words 'the Pyrenees' makes their eyes glaze over and look distantly off to the left as they imagine the wonderful joys of Southern France, where it meets the Spanish border. Respond with the statement 'No, I meant the Pyrenees region of Victoria..' and their eyes revert back to the present moment and a quizzical look appears on their faces.. 'There's a Pyrenees in Australia?!' Yes, there most certainly is. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, Scottish surveyor and explorer first came upon this land in the year 1836. He was the first European on record to have travelled through this part of Victoria finding it more temperate ... Read Full Article
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Pyrenees, Vic
Pyrenees, Vic

For most people, hearing the words 'the Pyrenees' makes their eyes glaze over and look distantly off to the left as they imagine the wonderful joys of Southern France, where it meets the Spanish border. Respond with the statement 'No, I meant the Pyrenees region of Victoria..' and their eyes revert back to the present moment and a quizzical look appears on their faces.. 'There's a Pyrenees in Australia?!' Yes, there most certainly is. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, Scottish surveyor and explorer first came upon this land in the year 1836. He was the first European on record to have travelled through this part of Victoria finding it more temperate in climate and better watered than NSW. This section of the Great Dividing Range reminded him of the Pyrenees in France, where he had previously served in battle. The first vineyards were planted here by the Mackareth family in 1848. The winery was said to be quite substantial, however around the end of the First World War, two brothers

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