I’m Tickled Pink with this newly released MCC by Graham Beck. I was expecting it to be a sweet sparkling but it’s not – its a proper Methode Cap Classique blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Crafted in the traditional Méthode Cap Classique style, this exquisite Rosé style Cap Classique is superbly luscious in character yet refreshingly elegant and beautifully balanced. The blend comprises two of the classic building block varietals for a traditionally authentic MCC. The Pinot Noir lends richness and backbone to the aromatic taste sensation, while the Chardonnay contributes fruit intensity and oodles of sophistication.
“The sparkling wine category is enjoying the most phenomenal growth worldwide, and there is considerable interest in the South African sparkling wine industry from both local and overseas wine lovers,” explains Pieter Ferreira. Pieter is Chairman of the Cap Classique Producers Association and Cellarmaster at Graham Beck – home of the Gorgeous brand, a separate stand-alone brand produced by this Robertson estate which is renowned for its own prestigious MCC portfolio. Gorgeous Sparkling is an exciting new addition to the Gorgeous brand, launching in March 2018.
“These days bubblies are no longer merely set aside for high days and holidays – they’ve become extremely popular components of any wine and food lover’s repertoire and indispensable companions to just about any special event or social soiree. As producers we’re exceptionally proud to be in the vanguard of this exhilarating trend,” says Pieter.
With the most alluring floral undertones, this delicious bottle fermented Rosé enchants with a palate of raspberry cream, juicy strawberries and nuances of spiced peach and delicate cherry blossom. Made in the ‘sec’ style it veers towards the less dry side, resulting in honeyed tones and subtle hints of underlying sweetness.
Gorgeous Sparkling MCC is a bubbly with complexity and flair, complemented by a fun and feminine and succulence – making it the perfect choice when celebrating magical milestones, fabulous friends or simply to toast life’s everyday “little” pleasures.
Both gorgeous in name and nature, this sensational and sumptuous sparkling wine is sure to be a thrilling new component to any bubbly lover’s collection.