Tête de Cheval
Tête de Cheval premium sparkling wines are created at the Golubitskoe Estate winery using the traditional Champagne method and grapes grown in Golubitskaya Strelka on Taman Peninsula.
The Tête de Cheval sparkling wines collection comprises eight flavors. The classic range includes the classic Brut, Rose Brut, Semi-Dry, Sweet, and Rose Sweet wines. True connoisseurs can enjoy a specially created reserve collection presented by Blanc de Blancs, Zero Dosage, and Brut Reserve 2017. Each of those wines encapsulates the uniqueness of Golubitskaya Strelka terroir and the undisputed skill of the winemakers.
It takes at least 20 months from the moment of harvesting till the sparkling wine will fill a glass. The meticulous manufacturing process consists of ten stages, which include the long-lasting aging on lees in bottles using the traditional Champagne method whereby the bottles spend at least 12 months in cool underground tunnels. This is exactly the same method employed by winemakers of Champagne region to make their world-famous wines. Aging in bottles is akin to a genuine sacrament, which creates the pearly bubble strings in a glass, the well-balanced bouquet, and the recognizable creamy texture of the wine's flavor.
Tête de Cheval wines are made using the classic Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Pinot Gris grape varieties. The vines now growing in Golubitskaya Strelka were imported from Italy and Austria . The grapes they yield are perfect for the creation of sparkling wines; it is the combination of those that gives the wines their complexity and multifacetedness, while the traditional Champagne method ensures the supreme quality of the product.
Our attention to the tiniest detail, love for winemaking, and utmost care when dealing with the creation process have manifested in the approach to decoration: the eye-catching, uniquely shaped bottle, which is the company's proprietary creation, named Tête de Cheval after the brand itself is adorned with metal horsehead-shaped emblem.
This super-premium sparkling wine’s assemblage comprises Riesling and Chardonnay from 2017, it is created using the méthode classique, and is aged on the lees for 36 months.
Tête de Cheval Brut Reserve boasts a light straw hue, a fine, intense perlage, and an elegant nose with nuances of ripe fruit, toast, brioche, and cream. This exquisite sparkling wine has a dense, creamy texture, a full, multi-layered and dynamic flavor, a refined structure, refreshing acidity, and a long aftertaste with mineral notes.