Husband and wife team, Ben and Hannah Witchell, have had a productive year so far, with new plantings in Norfolk and a range of brand new 2017 vintages wines. This month I’ve turned my attention to this delightful, delicate new red made from the early-ripening Pinot Noir Précoce varietal.
There is appealing, fresh summer berries on the nose and lots of precise red fruit with floral hints and peppery spice.
This Flint red is delightfully focussed to taste, beginning with bright summer red berry fruit flavours of cherry and raspberry. Ripe red fruit flavours continue throughout, while there’s a lovely warming peppery quality that adds interest.
This is such a pretty, light red wine. I recommend serving it slightly chilled and served with a meaty, grilled white fish.