The House of Arras is a true expression of its origin and maker – a marriage of exceptional cold climate Tasmanian vineyards and uncompromising sparkling winemaking techniques mastered over decades. The Arras Brut Elite is the fulfilment of a vision to craft world class sparkling wine. A wine with remarkable brightness of character and structural elegance, the Brut Elite has developed outstanding complexity from extended ageing.
Arras EJ. Carr Late Disgorged Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir pays tribute to the dedication and inspiration of its maker, EJ. Carr. As the pinnacle of House of Arras, EJ. Carr Late Disgorged is a wine of great intensity and character, with excellent structural elegance and flavour persistence. After 10 years on lees the wine has amazing complexity and yet retains the remarkable freshness of the character typical of a world class prestige cuvée. A true expression of Tasmanian terroir and impeccable winemaking - the 2002 vintage is the fifth only release of this wine.
69% chardonnay and 31% pinot noir spent 13 years on tirage, and a low dosage of 3.1g/l. It takes Australian sparkling onto a level of texture and complexity that no other producer can even seek to achieve. Comparisons with Krug or Bollinger are valid, regardless of preferences. Drink to: NA; Price: $230.00; Date Tasted: Sept 2019; Alcohol: 12.5%; Rating: 99 Points & Special Value Star; James Halliday Wine Companion
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