Nyetimber Classic Cuvée 2005

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  • £32.00
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  • 12%
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WINE REVIEW

A blend of 55% Chardonnay, 23% Pinot Noir and 22% Pinot Meunier.

Like the 2007, I found this had a more complex palate and heavier mouthfeel than more recent vintages, which I like in a sparkling wine.

Apricots and baked apples are at the forefront here, with a smooth rich topping of caramelised sugars.

Nice distinctive notes of almond and brioche. A great vintage, only ever so slightly beaten by the tangy & lively 2007 vintage in my opinion.
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Founder of GreatBritishWine.com, John has been a prolific user on wine rating app Vivino for the last couple of years. Now a self appointed English Wine ambassador and with a mission to explore all corners of the UK to uncover the best producers and most exciting wines.