ARCTIC FOX NV
Appearance: Pale straw with a fine sparkling bead.
Nose: Lifted citrus blossom and lemon curd, hints of fresh dough, nectarine, pineapple.
Palate: Lemon, lime, grapefruit, white nectarine, mango, pineapple.
Food Pairing: South Australian Tommy Ruff fillets in Vine Leaves with Fennel Orange Salad ( Fox Creeks Recipe)
About the wine: Fox Creek’s Arctic Fox is perfect for those seeking an alternative to Champagne. A blend of three white varieties reflect all that is desirable from McLaren Vale’s climate and soils. Comprising of 55% Vermentino, 23% Verdelho, 22% Sauvignon Blanc. The Vermentino’s crisp, structural and vibrant contribution is filled out by the Verdelho’s rich, tropical mid palate and yeasty lees stirred characteristics, while the Sauvignon Blanc twist gives the aromatics a lift and provides a herbaceous edge.
Winemaker: Fox Creek
Country: McLaren Vale, Australia
Grape Variety: 55% Vermentino, 23% Verdelho, 22% Sauvignon Blanc
Bronze Medal, Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships 2015
GOLD Australian Wine Showcase Tasting Magazine Nov 2019