Alpha Box & Dice, Zaptung Glera, McLaren Vale NV
(at Victoria House, Southampton Row, 23 Jan 2018)
Drinking Window: 2018 - 2019
This free-spirited operation buys in grapes from across South Australia from mainly Mediterranean varieties, with the ultimate aim of making an 'alphabet of 26 different wines'. Z, for Zaptung, is a great introduction to the range, made from the Prosecco grape Glera and bottled under a crown cap. It is bone dry (5g/l residual sugar) and crisp, long and moreish, with light floral and nutty tones. A perfect aperitif.
Alpha Box & Dice