John returns to Simpsons Wine Estate in Kent for a preview of the Estate’s first wines.
The best Pinot Noir from Hush Heath yet? Beautiful red fruit and new found depth.
Strikingly dry and clean throughout, the real surprise is the depth and length of the finish.
This Rosé has everything – the fresh crisp bite of citrus & a wonderful underlying yeasty depth.
Fresh, clean and dry with flavours of crisp apple, lime and a twist of tropical fruit.
A day at Taittinger’s Domaine Evremond in Kent to celebrate the ceremonial planting of the first vines.
A visit to Chapel Down to celebrate the launch of their Kit’s Coty wines and The Wine Sanctuary tasting room.
A wonderfully full and involving palate with superb flavours of orchard fruit and a real nutty oatmeal quality.
Silky, almost buttery with ripe orchard fruit flavours with a confident fresh cut through which draws you back in.
Decadently textured but suitably restrained, underpinned by an edgy acidity to remind you that it’s a cool climate Chardonnay.
A visit to the award winning Mount Vineyard in Shoreham, Kent.
A punchy, focussed Bacchus with delightful textures.
A fine and elegant English Sparkling produced for Prince Charles’ Highgrove range by Herbert Hall.
A return to The Simpsons Wine Estate in Kent for official opening of their winery.
A Bacchus with strong acidity and punchy citrus and grapefruit flavours.
A tour and tasting in May of one of Kent’s top sparkling wine producers, Gusbourne.
Very precise with wonderful texture and great length.
A visit to Biddenden Vineyard and Winery in Kent in April 2016
A distinctive and precise, but subtly textured cool climate Pinot Noir.
A visit to the recently established Simpsons Estate in Kent.
Clean, vibrant and almost Chablis-like Chardonnay from Kent’s Hush Heath.
Fresh, clean and elegant English rosé with subtle texture.
A visit in April to Woodchurch, one of the more recently established vineyards in Kent.
One of England’s finest still wines, textured and unctuous.