MOFO SECRET DEAL Famous Adelaide Hills Sparkling 2011
- Sparkling White
- Adelaide Hills
Oh it hurts! It hurts to keep deals like this on the down-low. I’m terrible at keeping secrets but pretty good at drinking dead-set sexy blush sparkling pinot noir, so let’s call it a happy compromise. We like making people happy here at the ‘Fo, especially you, our sparkling swiggin’ Mofos and Mofettes. So half price bubbles it is! *chink*
What better way to celebrate than with some tasty sparkling. It’s the ubiquitous party starter, the go-to drink of choice when it comes to marking special occasions.
My secret to a good party is to get a glass of bubbles in everyone’s hand as soon as they arrive and keep that glass freshly beading all night long. After one or three everyone loosens up and it’s game on. The ping pong table is dusted off, party pants are loosened and the volume gradually creeps towards 11.
The other week, we were all having such a good time at my Dad's 70th, but it wasn’t long before that well of sparkling wellness ran dry. Not good. That’s when I wished I had a couple dozen of these bad boys on board.
Golden rule #1. Always keep a chilled bottle of bubbles on hand.
Golden rule #2. Always over-cater when it comes to wine and especially when it comes to sparkling.
I learned that second one the hard way. Please Mofos, learn from my mistake and get some of this stashed away in case of emergency. Your guests will thank you for it, until the next morning of course.
From a 5-star Halliday rated producer in the cool climate of the Adelaide Hills comes this bottled magic with sparkly little bubbles to tickle your fancy, and your palate. It is a very popular wine and for very good reason.
Perfumed pinot noir with strawberries and cream are at the fore of the pretty aroma. The palate is exactly what you’re looking for in crisp sparkling - a touch of peach, a tickle of acid and a luxurious foamy mouthfeel.
This is the ideal aperitif and the perfect sparkling to keep handy for those weekend (or mid week) celebrations. And don’t say you have nothing worth celebrating this Thursday, because we’ve knocked 50% off this to get your cork popping!
It’s cool, we get it, you want to know absolutely everything about this wine. Well here you go, go nuts.
- Adelaide Hills
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From the producer
We'll give you a little hint to get your taste buds going.... Perfumed pinot noir with strawberries and cream are at the fore of the pretty aroma. The palate is exactly what you’re looking for in crisp sparkling - a touch of peach, a tickle of acid and a luxurious foamy mouthfeel.
Bird in Hand
Established in 1997, Bird in Hand was founded by viticulturalist, winemaker and South Australian native, Andrew Nugent. Seizing the opportunity to cultivate his own vineyard in the emerging wine region of the Adelaide Hills – he planted the seeds to his future across 100 acres of lush, fertile ground. Fast forward 16 years and Bird in Hand, as well as its counterparts, Two in the Bush and Nest Egg are enjoying success with an endless list of accolades from their local and international admirers. Striving to become one of the world’s finest wineries, Nugent and his team exude passion, professionalism and knowledge, a contagious attitude that we couldn’t help but salute to. In his own words, “At Bird in Hand we’ve assembled the best team of people, we’ve painstakingly selected the perfect terroir and we’re well on our way.” – watch this space.
Don't kid yourselves, the Adelaide Hills are bigger and much more diverse than they seem. It stretches over 80km from the Barossa Valley in the North to McLaren Vale in the South. The area is so variable that small pockets such as Piccadilly and Longwood can only ripen marginal such as Chardonnay or Pinot Noir, whereas other specific areas are perfect for peppery Shiraz and ballsy Cabernet. A healthy mix of experienced hands and young hipsters ensure the region stays at the cutting edge of the industry. Natural wines, and new European varieties including Nebbiolo and Gruner Veltliner are some of the more recent highlights to keep an eye out for.