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  • Bec Hardy Sparkling NV

Bec Hardy Sparkling NV

Regular price $30.00

Story: A beautiful sparkling sourced from two vineyards in McLaren Vale using the traditional Chardonnay varieties of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Vineyards: 
The Chardonnay is 63% of the blend and is sourced from the Lower Tintara Vineyard on Kays Rd, Blewitt Springs. This vineyard was originally planted by Thomas Hardy and is now owned by John and Helen Hardy. The Pinot Noir is from the Clay Creek vineyard on Blewitt Springs Rd, McLaren Flat.

Soils: The Lower Tintara vineyard is on sandy loam soils called Maslin Sands, which are some of the oldest soils in McLaren Vale, aged between 34 and 56 million years old. Clay Creek vineyard has deep alluvial clays from the Holocene era (11,700 years old). 

Harvest Date: 23 February (Lower Tintara) and 21 February (Clay Creek)

Winemaking: Parcels were night harvested to retain freshness and gently pressed once at the winery. Cool fermentation in stainless steel was followed by malolatic fermentation and 6 months maturation in seasoned French hogsheads. Final blending and secondary fermentation resulted in a fine, persistent bead and modern, balanced palate.

Nose: The nose offers subtle, elegant aromas of freshly picked green apples and lemon/citrus characters together with brioche.

Palate: Brut style sparkling wine with perfect balance of citrus fruits and creamy complexity. Notes of green apple, lemon pith and cashew bounce along the tastebuds thanks to the fine, persistent sparkling bead.

Cellaring: Drink now to 2026

Alc: 12.5% TA: 6.12g/L
pH: 3.17 RS: 10.4g/L

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After ordering online, you will receive an email confirmation containing your order details (provided you have provided us with a valid email address). We will then attempt to deliver your purchase/s from our cellar door at McLaren Vale via our preferred carriers Australia Post, Fastway or Couriers Please. Depending on your location within Australia, the delivery time will vary between 1 and 10 days.

Wine is normally delivered from Monday to Friday between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm. Most orders will be delivered to your door, however in rural or remote areas the delivery may be left at the nearest Australia Post office or freight depot.

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In the rare instance that you are not satisfied with a wine purchased from Bec Hardy Wines we are more than happy to provide you with a full refund for purchases of the relevant wine by you (excluding freight costs).

You must let us know that you are not satisfied within 14 days of buying the wine and we’ll refund you in full (excluding freight costs) an amount equal to the value of your remaining unopened bottles plus one opened bottle only.

Typically you will be required to return the remaining unopened bottles of the wine in question to our McLaren Vale Cellar Door for a quality inspection, and you will assume responsibility of risk and all associated freight costs. All refunds are processed within 7 days of your notification or from the date that the remaining wines are returned to us.

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