Great British Wine Round-up August 2021
This month’s round-up looks at a trio of delicious new English sparkling wines as well as a selection of fresh and tasty 2020 vintage still wines.
English Wine Retailers: Hawkins Bros.
Sam continues his retailer series by talking to James Hawkins of Hawkins Bros. Fine English Wines.
Great British Wine Round-up July 2021
A midsummer round-up of some of the latest and greatest English wines, including a new High Clandon Cuvée and a selection of spectacular 2020 still wines.
LATEST SPARKLING WINE REVIEWS
Black Chalk Classic 2016
Very pure, with a textured oaty grip that contrasts well with the clean, precise fruit flavours and delicate minerality
Woodchester Valley Cotswold Classic
Red apple and floral notes, with hints of elderflower and citrus peel.
Langham Culver Classic Cuvée NV
A stand out with its fusion of crunchy orchard fruit, citrus peel, welcoming stone fruit and complex toasted nut notes.
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
Winbirri Pinot Noir Rosé 2018
WOTM February 2020 Delicious, pure, concentrated red berry flavours paired with unquestionable English acidity.
Danebury Madeleine Angevine 2018
A ripe vintage with fleshy white peach, light salinity and floral hints.
Three Choirs First Release 2019
An intriguing array of aromatics ranging from honeysuckle to golden kiwis, English pears and yellow grapefruit.