Henry of Pelham Cuvée Catharine Brut NVRegular price £29.95
Named in memory of Henry’s wife, widow and family matriarch, Catharine Smith. Clonal selection and the use of traditional grape varieties (Chardonnay & Pinot Noir) makes this wine a modern Niagara expression of a time honoured wine style. The secondary fermentation is done in bottle and this wine is aged for approximately 30+ months on the lees before disgorging.
Region: Niagara Peninsula
Grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Salmon caviar with sour cream or oysters with a hint of lemon. Or add 1 oz of Vidal Icewine or 1 oz of Cabernet Franc Icewine to 3 oz of Cuvée Catharine to make a Kir Catharine or a Blushing Kir Catharine respectively!
• Made from the blending of 70-80% Chardonnay with 20-30% Pinot Noir
• Handpicked and bunch selected. Gently whole cluster pressed
• A small percentage of the Chardonnay is barrel fermented
• Secondary fermentation in bottle followed by a further 30+ months aging on the lees