France comes to Australia
Chandon is a winery and wine brand that was established in the early 1970s in Australia by Moët & Chandon, one of the most prestigious champagne houses in the world. The winery is located in the Yarra Valley, one of Australia’s premier wine regions, known for its cool climate and high-quality grapes. Chandon is known for producing sparkling wines that are true to the style and tradition of French champagne, while also reflecting the unique terroir of the Yarra Valley.
Beautiful wines from the Yarra Valley
Chandon’s sparkling wines are made using the traditional method of fermentation in the bottle, which is the same method used for champagne production. The winery uses a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier grapes, which are grown in the Yarra Valley, to produce its sparkling wines.
A classic “Brut”
The flagship wine of Chandon is the “Classic Brut,” which is a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier grapes. It is known for its fine bubbles and delicate flavours, with notes of citrus and green apple, and a crisp and refreshing finish. The “Rosé” is another popular wine that is a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes and is known for its bright pink colour, and a delicate aroma of red fruits with a hint of creaminess.
More than just sparkling wines
Chandon also produces a range of still wines, such as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Riesling, which are known for their elegance and complexity. The winery has a strong commitment to sustainable winemaking practices, and the grapes are grown using environmentally friendly methods.
Visit Chandon on your next visit to the Yarra
The winery has a visitor center, which offers tours and tastings for visitors to learn more about the winemaking process and to sample Chandon’s wines. The winery’s restaurant serves delicious local cuisine and provides beautiful views of the surrounding vineyards.
Enjoyed by wine enthusiasts
Overall, Chandon is a winery and wine brand that is known for producing high-quality sparkling wines that are true to the style and tradition of French champagne while also reflecting the unique terroir of the Yarra Valley. Its wines are enjoyed by wine enthusiasts all over the world and its commitment to sustainable winemaking practices and its visitor center make it a great destination for wine lovers visiting the Yarra Valley region.