Founded in 1836, Houghton is part of Western Australia History. Established in the early days of the Swan Valley, it’s colourful history includes tales of pioneer Scots, bandits, and generations of winemaking craftsmanship. Houghton captured the nation’s attention in 1937 when winemaker Jack Mann created Houghton White Burgundy. Still popular today, Houghton White Classic is sold alongside our iconic, award-winning Cabernet Sauvignons.
A fine brut style sparkling wine blended from the classic varieties of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, with complexity and creaminess.
Houghton’s most famous wine, Houghton White Classic, was first crafted by Jack Mann in 1937 and is now one of Australia’s most loved white wines.
Subtle French oak flavours provide an extra dimension and length, nicely balanced with fine tannins and soft acidity.
Pale straw with tinges of gold. The bouquet displays primary fruit characters of white peach and citrus, combined with hints of roasted almonds and brioche.
A well-defined palate with supple and soft tannins, complemented by careful use of quality French oak that leads to a lovely, savoury finish.
The palate is lightly textured from a short period of lees maturation. Vibrant acidity provides balance and freshness.