A youthful, vibrant & textured English sparkling.
Title: Rosé 2009 Author: Nyetimber Genre: Sussex Publisher: 12.0% Release Date: 2009 Format: 53% Pinot Noir, 45% Chardonnay, 2% Pinot Meunier Pages: £44.99 Rich nose, full of yeasty notes with red berries of raspberry and strawberry dancing around. Great rounded palate with rich citrus acidity and creamy fruity summer berry pudding. Excellent length with fruity tangy […]
Title: Pinot Blanc 2013 Author: Stopham Estate Genre: Sussex Publisher: 11.5% Release Date: 2013 Format: Pinot Blanc 97% & Auxerrois 3% Pages: £14.99 This is the second wine I’ve tried from Stopham, and I find it more structured and well balanced than the Pinot Gris I tried last week. Very fruity on the nose with […]
Title: Pinot Gris 2013 Author: Stopham Estate Genre: Sussex Publisher: 11.5% Release Date: 2013 Format: Pinot Gris 85%, Bacchus 15% Pages: £14.99 Interesting aromatic Pinot Gris, actually with 15% Bacchus in the blend. Nose has that English white freshness and floral quality, but there are fuller sweeter notes of ripe peaches and passion fruit. No […]
Title: Tillington Single Vineyard 2009 Author: Nyetimber Genre: Sussex Publisher: 12% Release Date: 2009 Format: 79% Pinot Noir & 21% Chardonnay Pages: £75.00 This rarity from Nyetimber is one of the finest English Sparkling Wines I have tried to date. There were only 2900 bottles of this Single Vineyard release made. Unlike Nyetimber’s usual Chardonnay […]
Title: Demi-Sec NV Author: Nyetimber Genre: Sussex Publisher: 12% Release Date: NV Format: Chardonnay Pages: £38.99 I’m not a regular Demi-Sec drinker, but this was a really pleasant surprise. Whilst sweeter on the palate this also retained excellent structure with beatiful layers of honeyed fruits; lemon and peach. Really nice evolution on the palate from […]