No1 Family Estate

No 1 Cuvée Virginie

A vintage Méthode Traditionelle created to honour Virginie Le Brun's 21st birthday.

Winemaker: Daniel Le Brun

Winemaker Daniel Le Brun produces a vintage blend in only those years he considers to be outstanding in quality. Cuvée Virginie is blended from 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir and crafted especially by Daniel as a proud tribute to his daughter Virginie. Over four years on lees has produced a Methode Champenoise displaying many dimensions, it is well-rounded and has good yeast autolysis, a hallmark of this winemaker’s well-known style.

 

Region: Marlborough
Awards:
  • Bragato Wine Awards (NZ): Gold
  • Glass of Bubbly Awards (UK): Gold
  • Decanter World Wine Challenge (UK): Silver
  • International Wine Challenge (UK): Silver
  • Dish Tasting Panel (NZ): Silver
  • Air New Zealand Wine Awards (NZ): Bronze
  • NZ International Wine Show (NZ): Bronze
  • Marlborough Wine Show (NZ): Bronze

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