Celebrated Australian Tasmanian Sparkling Winery “House of Arras”, will be celebrating the release of its highly anticipated annual vintage collection of world-class sparkling wine’s on the 3rd of September 2020.
The 2020 vintage collection from Australia’s most awarded sparkling wine producer includes four new vintages; House of Arras Rosé 2008, House of Arras Grand Vintage 2009, House of Arras Museum Release Blanc de Blancs 2004 and House of Arras E.J. Carr Late Disgorged Magnum 2004. In addition,
House of Arras is pleased to unveil the first new wine to its portfolio in over six years – House of Arras Blanc de Blancs NV.
Further cementing House of Arras’ credentials, several House of Arras wines have scored highly in the 2021 Halliday Wine Companion Awards.
House of Arras E.J. Carr Late Disgorged 2005 was awarded 99 points and the prestigious title of Australia’s Best Sparkling Wine whilst House of Arras Rosé 2009 and House of Arras Brut Elite Cuvée No.1501 scored 98 and 95 points respectively. This is the third year running House of Arras has taken Best in Category following the success of the E.J. Carr Late Disgorged 2004 (99 points) in 2019 and the House of Arras Rosé 2006 (97 Points) in 2018.
Using the Traditional Method, crafted with careful precision and enriched by the exceptional time in tirage ranging from 30 months to fifteen years,
House of Arras wines retain brilliant freshness and longevity that has exceptional complexity and balance. These inherent qualities are what allows House of Arras to challenge global benchmarks and produce world-class sparkling wines.
House of Arras Chief Winemaker and Australia’s most awarded sparkling winemaker, Ed Carr explains, “Displaying all the hallmarks that House of Arras sparkling wines are renowned for; sophistication, elegance, richness of character and flavour true to their origin in cool climate Tasmania, this year’s collection epitomises the very best of Australian Sparkling.
“It is also immensely gratifying to receive such a high point score and Best Sparkling Wine at the recent 2021 Halliday Wine Companion Awards; the second year running for E.J. Carr Late Disgorged. This recognition is a true testament to the work and dedication of the House of Arras team and reaffirms our vision to craft world-class sparkling wines.
“I am particularly proud to release the House of Arras E.J. Carr Late Disgorged Magnum 2004; after 16 years of maturation this wine has reached a rare level of sophistication that demonstrates what great Australian Sparkling wine can achieve.”
The 2020 collection also marks the inaugural release of House of Arras Blanc de Blancs NV, crafted to provide consumers access into the luxury Australian Sparkling category. Featuring all the outstanding credentials of the wider portfolio, this wine is an exquisite premium cuvée that incorporates the richness, poise and vibrancy intrinsic to House of Arras.
In the 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards, the House of Arras E.J. Carr Late Disgorged 2004 received a remarkable 99 points and named ‘Australia’s Best Sparkling Wine’. The House of Arras E.J. Carr Late Disgorged Magnum 2003 (98 Points), House of Arras Blanc de Blancs 2009 (97 Points) and House of Arras Rosé 2007 (97 Points) were also placed highly with the sparkling category, further cementing its reputation as Australia’s most awarded wine producer.
House of Arras sparkling wines are available at fine wine retailers nationally and online at www.houseofarras.com.au. House of Arras Blanc de Blancs NV is available at Vintage Cellars and selected on-premise venues nationally.
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Edited by Arrnott Olssen