Colmant, Absolu Cap Classique 750ml NV

South Africa, Western Cape
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100% Chardonnay

The Colmant farm is located in the heart of the Franschhoek valley, and is surrounded by panoramic vistas of the mountain landscape. Their Cap Classique Collection will take you on a exhilarating journey of alluring aromas, delectable flavours and an infinite spectacle of effervescence, offering something special to seduce every palate on any occasion.

Colmant Absolu NV is the pinnacle of the range: a Blanc de Blanc with zero dosage and extended lees maturation of 85 months. A poised balance of maturity, complexity and fresh vivacity.

Tasting notes:
'Ultra-fine NV bubbly from chardonnay, steely & uncompromising, breathtakingly dry after seven years on lees. Immensely sophisticated, with umami & rock pool scents, satisfying lemon body to which small oaked & reserve-wine fractions add an elegant, weightless backbone, inviting further ageing. No Elgin fruit.' – Platters SA Wine Guide 2019, 95/100

'Bright golden hue with vibrant green tinges and a persistent, finely beaded bubble. Rich spice-dusted brioche and yeast aromas which vie with layers of ripe yellow fruits. Vivid entry with fresh lime notes and acidity contrasted by toasted bread, warm brioche and typical yeast intensity. The balance extends to the interplay of peachy florality and classic elegance of the leesy length and layers. Complex and nuanced.' – Winemaker

Winemakers notes:
Absolu NV is 100% Chardonnay with the fruit coming from Franschhoek (65%) and Robertson (35%). A portion of the base wine (15%) is fermented in French oak barrels while a further 15% of reserve wine from previous vintages is also blended in. These techniques contribute to the complexity and elegance of the finished product – as does the extended time on lees, 85 months – or seven years in layman's terms!

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Bottle Size750ml
CountrySouth Africa
RatingPG 95
Drink ToDrink or cellar
RegionWestern Cape
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