Steels Gate 2018 Blanc de Blanc

2018 Home Block Blanc de Blancs


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Yarra Valley


Home Block




The wet December, followed by a hot summer made for some beautiful fruit complexity and natural acidity. 100% hand picked Chardonnay on 18 February 2018. Delightfully fresh, with notes of citrus on the palate. Method-Traditionnelle disgorged August 2021 with a dosage of 3.5g/l. Perfect with seafood or that special celebration


100% handpicked Chardonnay on 18 February 2018 and chilled in the cool room overnight. Part whole bunch and part de-stemmed. Hydraulic basket pressed to 250 bar and repeated 3 times to ensure gentle extraction of juice. 80% free run juice. Chardonnay was inoculated 3 days later with a 14 day fermentation period. Juice was placed in the cool room to control ferment temperatures. Disgorged in August 2021 with a dosage of 3.5g/l

Home Block

Steels Gate Vineyard, Chardonnay block. Situated at 230m above sea level, the Chardonnay was planted in the early 1980’s on an undulating, south-west facing slope on friable grey loam soils. Completely unirrigated and hand nurtured. Surrounded by National Park.



Additional Notes

6.7 std drinks Vegan friendly



Titratable Acidity

Steels Gate Home Block Vineyard
Situated at 230m above sea level was planted in the late 1970’s on an undulating slope on friable grey loam soils. Completely non irrigated and hand nurtured, surrounded by National Park. The vines are cared for by hand and the grapes carefully hand picked at the perfect harvest time. This 6+ acres comprises of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes.
Steels Gate Melba Block Vineyard
Situated at 150m above sea level was planted in the early 1980s. Similar to the Homeblock, the Melba vines are all cared for by hand, 100% cane pruned to ensure best quality fruit is grown and hand harvested.
Nagambie Vineyard
Nagambie Vineyard is a partnership with a family estate located in the picturesque Nagambie region. Still cool climate, this region produces lovely medium bodies reds and some lovely Rieslings and other similar white varieties.
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